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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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Linen bag

Linen bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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Accessories bag

Accessories bag

Les Hiddins collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Les Hiddins
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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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1986
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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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String bag

String bag

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

Calico drawstring bag

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

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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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Rae Page collection
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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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Jute bale pack

Jute bale pack

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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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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1948
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Bag containing four bandages

Thompson Family collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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Drawstring bag of Helen Bridge

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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String bag without a handle

String bag without a handle

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Twenty six plastic 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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1970
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String bag

Dorothy Bennett collection
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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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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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Basket-like bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Hessian bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Hessian bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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String bag made from Kurrajong bark fibre

String bag made from Kurrajong bark fibre

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Cloth drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Khaki canvas barracks bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Homemade dolls drawstring bag

Homemade dolls drawstring bag

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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 bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Homemade dolls drawstring bag

Homemade dolls drawstring bag

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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String bag

String bag

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Not provided
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1985
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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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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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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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1963
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Ernabella batik bag by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 1974, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1974
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Sample bags

ET Fealy collection
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Woven bag made in the traditional way of Aboriginal people of the Ivanhoe District of New South Wales

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Eliza Kennedy collection
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Eliza Kennedy
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1992
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Cotton bag

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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