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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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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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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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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

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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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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith 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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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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Two-ply fibre string looped to form a square bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form a square bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1982 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1984
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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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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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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

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Suede & wool-knit 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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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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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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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

String bag

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

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bag and Doilies

Bag and Doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Knotted string bag

Knotted string bag

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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Large calico bag

Large 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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White canvas post bag, printed with 'Postmaster General Australia, inaugural flight, Boeing 707 Jet Service, Sydney-Honolulu, 29 July 1959, QANTAS Empire Airways'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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1959
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Fabric bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in open mesh

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Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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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

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1986
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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 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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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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1981
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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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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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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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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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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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Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Kitbag

Kitbag

Parsons collection
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Mr John Parsons
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Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in ope...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Woven bag

Woven bag

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

Aboriginal Arts Board 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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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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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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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