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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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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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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 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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Crater

Crater

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

Asymetrical boomerang

Bruce Wright collection
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Boomerangs
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Kalumburu, Western Australia, Australia
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Margaret Pinnock
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Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Elliptical concave wooden container by Alan Mungulu

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Alan Mungulu
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1966
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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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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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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Oval wooden bowl

Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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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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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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Container for a wedding cake

Container for a wedding cake

Margot Child collection
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Mrs Margot Child
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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, 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

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Arthur Billington collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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Royal Australian Air Force
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1946
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and echidna quills, by Verna Nichols

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Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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Topography

Topography

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sherril Sheehan
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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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Deep concave wooden container

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Mervyn Meggitt 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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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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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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Container

Container

Roy Barker collection no. 1
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Gongolgon, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Roy Barker
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1992
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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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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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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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Wooden container, Arrernte people

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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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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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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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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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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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Ikula
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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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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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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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Deep oval concaved wooden container

Deep oval concaved wooden container

Professor H Davies collection
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1957
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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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