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Cream satin piece with floral embroidery and padded applique

Cream satin piece with floral embroidery and padded applique

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yilpi Adamson
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2005
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Embroidery

Embroidery

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Tatting rosette in progress

Tatting rosette in progress

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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1934
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Length of linen tape

Length of linen tape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Lace and fabric flowers in box

Lace and fabric flowers in box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Fabric

Fabric

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, attributed to Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1975

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Yogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Nungalka Stanley, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Nungalka Stanley, 200...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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2005
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Rosette-shaped cream coloured fabric tatting

Rosette-shaped cream coloured fabric tatting

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Raiki wara - Batik silk textile by Renita Stanley

Raiki wara - Batik silk textile 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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Raiki wara - untitled batik organza silk textile by Angkaliya Brumby (Purumpi), 1992

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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1992
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Jeannie Puua
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Silk batik by Dorothy Kamara

Silk batik by Dorothy Kamara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Dorothy Kamara
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Batik cotton wall hanging by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabell...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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1971
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White cotton cloth printed in indigo with still life scene a...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cotton batik scarf by Maria Stanley, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maria Stanley
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1971
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Cotton batik sample by an unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1971
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Batik textile

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Atipalku Intjalki
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1994
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Cotton batik length by Makinti Minutjukurr, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Makinti Minutjukur
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1971
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Cotton batik sample by Pantjiti Tjiyangu McKenzie, a school ...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti T. McKenzie
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1971
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Cotton batik length by Yipati Riley, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik length by Yipati Riley, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yipati Riley
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1971
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Orange and brown silk batik

Orange and brown silk batik

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Batik textile by Langaliki De Rose, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Langaliki de Rose
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1971
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Broderie Anglais embroidered on white lawn

Broderie Anglais embroidered on white lawn

Bridge Family collection no. 6
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Costume & Textile Society
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Woollen wall hanging

Woollen wall hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2005
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Four pieces of pale orange fabric

Four pieces of pale orange fabric

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Batik silk textile entitled 'My Land of Dreams', by Yilpi Michael

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Central Australian Batik collection
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Yilpi Michael
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Silk batik fabric length, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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1971
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Printed wall hanging brown snake with red and blue dots on black fabric

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cotton batik fabric length by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik fabric length by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1971
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Cotton batik sample by Atipalku Intjalki, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Atipalku Intjalki
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1971
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Batik cotton textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Machine made lace insertion

Machine made lace insertion

Bridge Family collection no. 6
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Costume & Textile Society
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2005
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Two pieces of beige fabric with a floral pattern

Two pieces of beige fabric with a floral pattern

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Embroidered insertion strip

Embroidered insertion strip

Bridge Family collection no. 6
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Costume & Textile Society
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Piece of tulle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Black and red screen printed fabric

Black and red screen printed fabric

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Embroidered hankerchief

Embroidered hankerchief

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Seven lengths ribbon

Seven lengths ribbon

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Painting on cotton featuring female figure, two birds, and sun with snake in centre

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Piece of cream calico with brown speckles, used as a trunk liner

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Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Piece of white fabric with a floral design

Piece of white fabric with a floral design

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Cotton and wool textile

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Ernabella batik textile by Melissa Lewis, a schoolgirl, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Melissa Lewis
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1971
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Silk batik by Janie Pitjara

Silk batik by Janie Pitjara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Janie Pitjara
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Black and white gingham blouse pieces

Black and white gingham blouse pieces

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Batik with snake and  blue concentric circle

Batik with snake and blue concentric circle

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Piece of tulle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cotton batik scarf by Joelene Jack, a child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Joelene Jack
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1971
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Batik Wall Hanging

Batik Wall Hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cotton batik sample by Angkuna Kulyuru, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1971
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Fabric length by Peter Stripes, based on bark painting by Yangarriny Wunungmurra

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Vivien Johnson collection
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Yellow woollen fringe from a rug

Yellow woollen fringe from a rug

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Assorted pieces of fabric garment attachments

Assorted pieces of fabric garment attachments

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Cotton batik sample by Ingrid Taylor, a child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ingrid Taylor
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1971
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