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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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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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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Miriam Iwana Lane, 2015

Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam I. Lane
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2015
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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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Ceramic kangaroo figure with a large triangular body and a small head

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Terence Lane collection
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Decorated bark container

Decorated bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Glass kangaroo figure filled with coloured sand

Terence Lane collection
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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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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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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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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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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'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

'Joh's Run', also titled 'Pumpkin Scone Recipe'

Peter Nicholson collection no. 3
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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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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Bagu figure made by Charlotte Beeron, 2010

Bagu figure made by Charlotte Beeron, 2010

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Charlotte Beeron
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2010
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Wooden kangaroo figure

Wooden kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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1972
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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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Oblong bark container

Oblong bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Bagu figure made by Emily Murray, 2012

Bagu figure made by Emily Murray, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Emily Murray
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2012
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Female sculpture of the Flying Seven Sisters - made by Miriam Iwana Lane and Yayimpi Lewis, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Miriam I. Lane
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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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Lizard sculpture

Lizard sculpture

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

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

Clear hollow glass kangaroo figure

Terence Lane collection
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Patinated bronze sculpture of a man riding a camel

Patinated bronze sculpture of a man riding a camel

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Keswick, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Australian National Railways Commission
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Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Bagu figure made by Eileen Tep, 2011

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Eileen Tep
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2011
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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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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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Rachel Quillart collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Rachel Quillart
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Wooden carved sculpture of a bird

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

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

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Pirti (winnowing dish) - made by Belle Karrika Davdison, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Belle K. Davidson
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2015
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Maku (witchetty grub figure) - made by Christiane Keller, 2015

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Tjanpi 'Flying Seven Sisters' collection
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Kuru Ala, Western Australia, Australia
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Dr Christiane Keller
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2015
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Bagu figure made by Alison Murray, 2012

Bagu figure made by Alison Murray, 2012

Cardwell collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Alison Murray
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2012
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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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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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Container

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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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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Earthenware sculpture of an Aboriginal child, William Ricketts

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William Ricketts Sculpture collection no. 1
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Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp armour by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Crean Cream

Crean Cream

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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Small fibreglass caricature statuette of John Howard

Small fibreglass caricature statuette of John Howard

Mary Nicholson collection no. 3
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1998
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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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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Wooden container by Pampirla Hansen Boxer, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Pampirla H. Boxer
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2008
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Oval-shaped iron container

Oval-shaped iron container

Scott Rainbow collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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