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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Basket

Basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Conical basket

Conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Mundrugmundrug
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1966
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Sandra Holmes collection no. 5
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Kathleen Cunningham, 2015

Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Ka...

Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie Cunningham
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2015
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Conical woven plant fibre basket

Conical woven plant fibre basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 23/12/1974 collection
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Gadji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Banibani
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1974
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Woven fibre basket

Woven fibre basket

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous ...
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Wicker fishing basket

Wicker fishing basket

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Frank Hurley
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Connections by Lennah Newson, 2002

Connections by Lennah Newson, 2002

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lennah Newson collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Lennah Newson
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2002
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Coiled Pandanus Palm

Coiled Pandanus Palm

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Dodder vine basket, made by Nannette Shaw

Dodder vine basket, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Oval coconut leaf basket

Oval coconut leaf basket

Asou Omey collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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Split cane basket

Split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Triangular woven basket

Triangular woven basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Woven plastic basket, Torres Strait

Woven plastic basket, Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Atima Sambo
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1992
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Basket made from twined bull rush

Basket made from twined bull rush

Jabal Centre collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Pandanus and lawyer cane coil basket

Pandanus and lawyer cane coil basket

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Temple
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1960
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Palm leaf basket

Palm leaf basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nichols

String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Conical basket

Conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banibani
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1966
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Circular split cane basket

Circular split cane basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Zoe Rimmer
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Woven basket

Woven basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Coiled basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Basket made by Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu

Basket made by Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Ngamaru Bidu
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Flat woven basket

Flat woven basket

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Buka Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Jabal Centre collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Basket woven from palm fronds

Basket woven from palm fronds

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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'Feeling Blue', basket made from natural fibre and found man-made material, by Leonie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Circular split cane basket

Circular split cane basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Split cane triangular basket

Split cane triangular basket

Martin collection
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Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1969
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Bicornual basket

Bicornual basket

Muralambeen Bicornual Basket collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Pigmented conical basket

Pigmented conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Melmaura
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1966
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag 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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Dabu

Dabu

Claire Smith collection
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Pandanus basket

Pandanus basket

Injalak Arts & Craft collection
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Priscilla Badari
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1997
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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Walaginy
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1977
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Pigmented conical basket

Pigmented conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Munjalama
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1966
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Bark basket

Bark basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 07/09/1973 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Munjalama
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1973
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Coiled and woven fibre basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Small blueberry fibre basket made by Patsy Cameron

Small blueberry fibre basket made by Patsy Cameron

Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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