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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Wooden spear, used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Spears
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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2001
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Milmilngkan, lorrkon (painted hollow log) by John Mawurndjul, 2008

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John Mawurndjul collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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John Mawurndjul
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2008
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cartoon titled 'Wayne Swan cracks the whip', by John Tiedemann, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr John Tiedemann
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2008
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Carved wooden container with incised designs and ochre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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'Puntawarri, Jilakurru and Kumpupirntily' by Dadda Samson and Judith Samson, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Yakapiri (bark sandals)

Canning Stock Route collection
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Sandals
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Nyangkarni P. K-Lyons
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2008
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Cartoon titled 'Emperor Rudd', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Emperor Rudd', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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2008
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'Kunkun' by Nora Nangapa, Nora Wompi, Bugai Whylouter, Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nora Nangapa
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2008
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'Puntuwarri' by Milly Kelly and Hayley Atkins, 2007

'Puntuwarri' by Milly Kelly and Hayley Atkins, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Kilykily, Western Australia, Australia
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Milly Kelly
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2007
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Cartoon titled 'So you think you can lead?', by Rocco Fazzari, 2008

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Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Mr Rocco Fazzari
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2008
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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Concave, oval wooden container

Concave, oval wooden container

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies 28/07/1975 collection
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Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Wooden container from north Queensland, 1908

Edmund Milne collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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1908
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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'Kaninjaku' by Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

'Kaninjaku' by Kumpaya Girgaba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Parnngurr, Western Australia, Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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2008
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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Cartoon titled 'Clarke Inquiry', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Cartoon titled 'Clarke Inquiry', by Ward O'Neill, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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2008
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of the Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dre

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Northern South Australia, South Australia, Australia
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Nyupaya Kaika
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1998
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Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Bull kelp and tea tree container, made by Nayda Smith

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Nayda Smith
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Weipa, Queensland, Australia
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Thancoupie
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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Ningoldie Blyth, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ningoldie Blyth
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2015
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Wooden club 'tjutinypa', used in the 'Seven Sisters' performance at the 'Tracking Kultja' festival at the NMA in 2001

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Maruku Arts collection no. 2
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Clubs
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Wingellina, Western Australia, Australia
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Tommy Watson
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2001
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Cylindrical bark container

Cylindrical bark container

Enid Bowden collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1987
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Wooden, concave container

Wooden, concave container

Herbert Keys collection
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Mount Ebenezer, Northern Territory, Australia
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1987
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Bark container

Bark container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Cartoon titled 'The wake-up call', by Geoff Pryor, 2008

Cartoon titled 'The wake-up call', by Geoff Pryor, 2008

Political Cartooning 2008 collection
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Political Cartoons
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

'Minyipuru' by Jakayu Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Punmu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jakayu Biljabu
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2008
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Japan
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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