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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Food bowl woven from plant material

Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley (Erub) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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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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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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Walter Pukutiwara
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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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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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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Container made from a sheet of metal

Container made from a sheet of metal

University of Sydney collection
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1957
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Ceramic bowl

Ceramic bowl

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Boomerang

Boomerang

JC Le Souef collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1982
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Wooden container with adze marks

Wooden container with adze marks

Enid Bowden collection
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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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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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Wooden boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Kanyilpa (wooden container), painted by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi, 1978

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Shorty Lungkarta Tjungurrayi
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1978
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Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Cylindrical, ceramic stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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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

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maringka Burton
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1994
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Tunga made by Kenny Brown, 2013

Kenny Brown collection
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Mr Kenny Brown
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2013
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Burl used to hold ochre

Burl used to hold ochre

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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2002
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

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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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Child's drawing - 'The hot dry sun of summer' by Joyleen, Yalata School, Yalata SA

Child's drawing - 'The hot dry sun of summer' by Joyleen, Ya...

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Joyleen
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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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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Charmaine Bridey
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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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Club

Club

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1970
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Child's drawing - 'A shepherd watching some sheep' by unknown artist, Yalata School, Yalata SA

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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Yalata School
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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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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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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 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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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Dr La Mont West collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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1964
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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 container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton 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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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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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden container from Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, 1891

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Edmund Milne collection
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Charlotte Waters, Northern Territory, Australia
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1891
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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved 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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