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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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Print of four fish crossing each other, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Print of four fish crossing each other, by Betty Sandimar, 1...

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Sandimar
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1996
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Kitchen utensils and a black enamel utensil holder

Kitchen utensils and a black enamel utensil holder

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Kitchen equipment
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1948
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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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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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1977
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Gae Mastrosavas
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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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Haken en Brien- Libelle, April, 1952

Haken en Brien- Libelle, April, 1952

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Pattern books
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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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Australian Army
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1999
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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Egg scoop by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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Burgundy coloured ball of wool

Burgundy coloured ball of wool

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Embroidery pattern

Embroidery pattern

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Kim Keeler
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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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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Edwin Peel
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Souvenir badge in commemoration of the abdication of Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands in 1948

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Holland
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Petronella Wensing
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1948
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Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

Het Verzet van de Nederlandsche Bisschoppen

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Embroidery pattern

Embroidery pattern

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Certificate

Certificate

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Print of a plant, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Print of a plant, by Betty Sandimar, 1996

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Ceduna, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Sandimar
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1996
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Margriet Kookboek

Margriet Kookboek

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1948
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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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Palm leaf container

Palm leaf container

Charles Hart collection
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Hot water bottle

Hot water bottle

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1949
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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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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John B. Tipiloura
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1975
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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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Length of black embroidery wool wound around blue and gold card that features the text

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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White flannelette nappy

White flannelette nappy

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1949
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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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Baby's white vinyl shoes

Baby's white vinyl shoes

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Baby shoes
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1950
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Tanya Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Tanya Langdon
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Pattern for knitting machine

Pattern for knitting machine

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Black enamelled metal bucket

Black enamelled metal bucket

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1948
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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 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Semi-circular wooden container

Semi-circular wooden container