Yam Leaves

Yam Leaves

$125.00

Artist:        Janet Golder Kngwarreye

Title:          Yam Leaves

Size:           30 x 30cm

Med:          Acrylic on Canvas

Cat#           JGK014

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Product Description

Janet’s painting depicts her totem ‘bush Yam’ for which she is one of the custodians within her culture. Bush Yam vegetable grow beneath the earth, leaf-like patterns shown in the painting depict the yam flower above the ground.

The Yams are an important food source in traditional aboriginal culture of the Utopia Region and are one of the few vegetables that can be found in the arid conditions of Central Australia.