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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

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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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1948
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Wool bale pack bag

Wool bale pack bag

Grazcos collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Grazcos Shearing
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Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala,...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Conway Tighe collection
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string...

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Djunginy
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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Bag containing four bandages

Thompson Family collection
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J Dunphy
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1930
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Woven woollen bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Bethel
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1976
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Calico drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Khaki canvas barracks bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Round-bottom suede bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Yuminiya
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1974
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Green bamboo 'string' bag

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Gawtaiba
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1973
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

String bag

Allan Coogan collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gunal Madarrpa
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1970
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Canvas fieldwork knapsack and contents used by Ernest Hodgkin

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Ernest Hodgkin Trust for Estuary Education and Research collection
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Fabric bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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1988
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String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Rae Page collection
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Surveyor's canvas bag

Surveyor's canvas bag

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC) colle...
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Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Bag and Doilies

Bag and Doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Cotton bag

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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