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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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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Wooden pair of pokerwork clapsticks

Anne Ranse collection
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Clapsticks
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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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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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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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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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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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Pigmented, shallow wooden, elongated concave container

Yalata Lutheran Mission collection
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Yalata, South Australia, Australia
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1970
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Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Pigmented wooden container, Arrernte people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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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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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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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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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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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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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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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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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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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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String cross made from yarn and wood

String cross made from yarn and wood

Kalumburu Community collection
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Dance equipment
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Jack Karadada
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1988
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1991
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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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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Fighting stick with a rounded handle

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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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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Wira

Wira

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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Kangaroo-shaped container made from wicker, wood, glass and bamboo

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Terence Lane collection
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1976
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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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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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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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Kelp water container by Verna Nichols

Kelp water 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 boat shaped container

Wooden boat shaped container

Katherine Stow collection
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1957
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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PITJANTJATJARA Reader 9

PITJANTJATJARA Reader 9

Anne Ranse collection
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Archdeacon Anne M. Ranse
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1972
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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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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 container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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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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Glazed stoneware vesssel

Glazed stoneware vesssel

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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1975
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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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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Katherine River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1963
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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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