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BUSH MEDICINE 2 REDDISH BROWN by Aboriginal Artist Narelle Kitson

$6.50

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THIS LISTING IS FOR:

1 x FQ (Fat Quarter) 50cm x 55cm (19.7” x 22”)

or

1 x Full Width Strip 25cm x 110cm (9.85” x 44”)

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1 x Metre 100cm x 110cm (39.37 x 44")

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**Purchases of more than 1 unit of the same fabric will be sent as a single piece

***If you need more fabric than is listed, please ask as we may have more

TO PURCHASE CONTINUOUS LENGTHS BY FQ OR 25cm UNIT:

2 units = ½ metre 50cm x 110cm (19.7” x 44”)

3 units = ¾ metre 75cm x 110cm (29.5” x 44")

4 units = 1 metre 100cm x 110cm (39.37” x 44”)

HANDY CONVERSION:

1 metre = 100cm or 39.37"

1 yard = 36 inches or 91.4 centimetres

1 Foot = 12 inches or 30.48 centimetres

(to simplify…1 metre is approx. 3 inches longer than a yard)

FABRIC: 100% Cotton (quilting, apparel, craft)

MANUFACTURER: M & S Textiles Australia

PALETTE: Shades of reddish brown, earth pink, white

ABOUT THE ARTIST:   NARELLE KITSON comes from the Willowra Community of central Australia.  She belongs to the Nangarrai family and speaks the Warlpiri language.  Her 'dreaming' mainly involves sandhills, bush medicine, bush food, etc.

THE DESIGN:  The Aboriginal people of Australia have identified and used numerous natural remedies for common sicknesseds.  In every Aboriginal community across Australia you will find a 'medicine man' or a spiritual 'doctor'.  While the spiritual man heals the ill by identifying the spiritual discord and by performing a traditional ritual to cure the sickness, the medicine man offers the right medicinal plant mixed with animal fats to the person in need.  Animal fats aid in the absorption of these medicinal herbs by the body and promotes a speedy recovery.

Native herbs are chosen in the process of healing by the medicine man.  Some of these herbs are easily found, but others are seasonal making them hard to acquire.  For this reason the medicine man is also referred to as the 'bush pharmacist'.  A few of the medicinal formulas include sticky hopbush, beach bean, mud, sand, etc.

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