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Partly finished wooden container

Partly finished wooden container

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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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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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western 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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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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Terracotta bowl with 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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2006
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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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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

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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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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Popalntao
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1965
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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

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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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Wooden container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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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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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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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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Bakelite cylindrical container

Bakelite cylindrical container

Fiona Reynolds collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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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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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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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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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 container made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1915
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Professor Charles (Steve) W. Hart
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Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Shallow concave and elongated wooden container

Brian Hayden collection
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Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Small wooden bowl made from River Red Gum

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2003
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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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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Cylindrical metal container

Cylindrical metal container

Anne Girard collection
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Bungendore, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Anne M. Girard
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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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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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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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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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Plastic tube

Plastic tube

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Interfet stubbie holder

Interfet stubbie holder

Australian Army History Unit collection
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East Timor
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1999
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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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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Ceremonial boomerang made by Harry Shepherd, Byrock area, New South Wales, 1910

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Edmund Milne collection
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Byrock, New South Wales, Australia
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Harry Shepherd
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1910
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Fighting stick with thin incised lines

Bruce Wright collection
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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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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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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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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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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Black and brown bowl

Black and brown bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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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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