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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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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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Not provided
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1948
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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

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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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String bag

String bag

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

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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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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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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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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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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Calico Bag

Calico Bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

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Dr William Warner collection
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Bag containing four bandages

Thompson Family collection
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Striped rectangular string bag made from three bark fibres, coloured tan, white and dark orange

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Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Menanga Durilla
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1992
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Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Rae Page 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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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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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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Conical-shaped pandanus bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wilfred Nalandarra
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1984
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White paper sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Rae Page collection
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Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Nineteen brown paper sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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Knotted two-ply string bag

Edmund Milne collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susan Anajilwa
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1973
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Twined pandanus string bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1975
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1915
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Cloth bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Linen 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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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Gawtaiba
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1973
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Cloth drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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String bag

String bag

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maggie Konadjilidjili
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1966
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Khaki canvas barracks bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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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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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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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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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String bag

String bag

University of Sydney collection
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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1986
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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String bag

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Small bag made from tightly strung shells

Small bag made from tightly strung shells

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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Cotton bag

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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