Some words from the artist Gloria Petyarre about this painting: "... I like the quality of the linen and the colour and texture of the paint I have used in this artwork..."
Gloria Petyarre is one of first Aboriginal women from Anmatyerre tribe who started painting in 1960s first on silk and then in 1970s on canvas and linen. In this piece she portrayed Bush Medicine Leaves in their yellow, orange and red stage. You can read "Story of Bush Medicine Leaves" here. Looking at this artwork one can say that the artist used high quality paint over linen to create it.