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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by George Tuckerbox, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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George Tuckerbox
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2007
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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Bowl with pokerwork designs by Nola, Ernabella SA

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Kelp container by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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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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Shallow, wooden container

Shallow, wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Mayapu Elsie Thomas, 2007

Canning Stock Route collection
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Jilji Bore, Western Australia, Australia
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Mayapu E. Thomas
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2007
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Sawfish club

Sawfish club

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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 container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Carved wooden bilby

Carved wooden bilby

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Thompson Family collection
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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Canoe shaped wooden container

Canoe shaped wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Hinged lid container

Hinged lid container

Cumpston Family collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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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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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Wooden container made by Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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Erlikilyika (Jim Kite)
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1934
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Carved wooden bilby

Carved wooden bilby

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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Hazel Merlo collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Rainforest shield, Barron River, QLD - collected by Ursula McConnel, 1930s

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Barron River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1930
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Patricia Heath collection
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Murchison, Western Australia, Australia
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1982
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Wooden container with pokerwork design

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Central Australian souvenirs collection
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Two wooden bowls

Two wooden bowls

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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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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Deep concave wooden container

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Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Miniature wooden container with incised decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Kelp water carrier by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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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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Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Oblong wooden dish with a red-brown colour

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in open mesh

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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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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Nola
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

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Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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