Sarah Morton Kngwarreye - Ilyarnayt Flower
Mainie Australia - Ilyarnayt Flower Painting
Artwork Name: Ilyarnayt flower
Artist: Sarah Morton Kngwarreye
Size: 90cm x 60cm loose canvasAll of Sarah’s Dreamtime stories belong to her countries Ngkwarlerlanem and Arnkawenyerr. This painting is inspired by the Dreamtime story of the Ilyarn or Ilyarnayt a common variety of acacia. The delicate designs in the painting represent the beautiful flower of this plant.
This plant is particularly favoured for the abundance of edible grubs living in the roots, known simply as Ilyarnayt.