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Woven fibre pubic cover.

Woven fibre pubic cover.

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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Meelaywook - woman's upper arm ornament

Meelaywook - woman's upper arm ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Morrom - woman's wrist ornament

Morrom - woman's wrist ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Shell pubic cover

Shell pubic cover

Herbert Keys collection
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Hair and fibre string belt from Melville or Bathurst Island

Hair and fibre string belt from Melville or Bathurst Island

Charles Hart collection
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Pom pom neck ornament

Pom pom neck ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Nose bone

Nose bone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Nose bone

Nose bone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Parrangkeeyt - loin ornament

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Nose bone

Nose bone

Stan Mitchell collection
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Bound ring made from fibre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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Not provided
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1985
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

University of Sydney collection
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Not provided
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1957
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Body ornament

Body ornament

Florence Gaby collection
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr William Warner collection
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Personal adornments
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1985
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Pigmented apron featuring a single fringe of two-ply fibre string on string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1931
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Dala or kapkap backing disc

Dala or kapkap backing disc

Geoff Dennis collection
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Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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North-east Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Magpie down pom-pom neck ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1950
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Dr Frederick D. McCarthy
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1962
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Incised pearl shell pubic cover

Incised pearl shell pubic cover

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Beaded decoration

Beaded decoration

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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Human hair neckpiece

Human hair neckpiece

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Personal adornments
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1975
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Apron made from a fringe of fibre string on a fibre string band

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Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Snake Bay, Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gnaputaomiri
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1965
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Yarn with hair string binding

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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North Western Australia, Western Australia, Australia
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1934
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Grass woven ring, purple and natural colours, with a narrow grass weave.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Louisa Pilot
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Neck ornament

Neck ornament

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Malekula Island, Vanuatu
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Ornamental woven bound ring

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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1985
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Apron with fringe of fibre string on a fibre string band

Apron with fringe of fibre string on a fibre string band

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1962
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Neck ornanment

Neck ornanment

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Women's pubic cover

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Decorative earrings made from seeds and echidna quills

Decorative earrings made from seeds and echidna quills

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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Folded paperbark apron ornament

Folded paperbark apron ornament

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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1974
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Pom pom neck ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Arm band by Mary Noah

Arm band by Mary Noah

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Mary Noah
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Nosebone

Nosebone

Horne-Bowie collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Nose ornament

Nose ornament

Stan Mitchell collection
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Nicholson Homestead, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 6
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Umbakumba, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nanungunda
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1969
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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1975
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Pubic cover

Pubic cover

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Pubic cover, Ernabella SA

Pubic cover, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Personal adornments
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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