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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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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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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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1948
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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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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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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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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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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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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Red, white and black woven string bag

Red, white and black woven string bag

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Bag with long stitch design

Bag with long stitch design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cotton bag

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson 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

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Bark cloth bag containing gum

Bark cloth bag containing gum

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Frederick Chisholm
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1915
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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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Hessian bag

Hessian bag

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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1994
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String bag made of two-ply fibre string knotted without join...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cloth drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull 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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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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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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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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1931
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String bag

String bag

Reverend A Dyer collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Suede & wool-knit bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cloth bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1915
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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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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Woven string bag with feathered bands

Woven string bag with feathered bands

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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Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Woven string bag with coloured horizontal bands

Woven string bag with coloured horizontal bands

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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Shoulder bag

Shoulder bag

Parsons collection
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String bag

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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Jute bale pack

Jute bale pack

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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Bag and brown overmittens

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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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

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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1981
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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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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