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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 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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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills...

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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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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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Long Peter, Parapriti
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1965
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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gabriella Roy collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

Elongated wooden concave container with rounded ends

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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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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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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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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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Asymetrical boomerang

Asymetrical boomerang

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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 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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Bull kelp, river reed and tee-tree container, made by Ila Purdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Ila Purdon
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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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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

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, 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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Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

Broad flattened oval, concave wooden container

University of Sydney collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1957
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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1992
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Bull kelp, river reed and tea tree container made by Kylie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Kylie Dickson
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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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 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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated 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 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

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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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

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Container

Container

Hazel Merlo collection
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