Bush Banana Dreaming

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Artist: Julie Dempsey Napangardi
Year: 2002
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Size: 122cm x 43.5cm
Price: $450
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Description: This painting depicts the Bush Banana plant in different stages of growth with the outer edges showing the fully ripened bananas. The Bush Banana vine is of great importance to the aboriginal people because of its nutritional value and healing properties. They are eaten as a fruit and also parts of the vine are used to make medicine. The plants grow in spinifex country in rock crevices close to waterholes or dry riverbeds
Reference: JDN122bb