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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hessian sack

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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String bag

Dorothy Bennett 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

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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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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1988
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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

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr S D Burrows
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1914
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Drawstring bag of Helen Bridge

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Bag containing four bandages

Thompson Family collection
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Knotted two-ply string bag

Edmund Milne collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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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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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

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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1926
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bag and brown overmittens

Dot Butler 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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Cloth bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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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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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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string ...

Dr William Warner collection
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String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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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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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

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Cloth drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Hessian bag

Hessian bag

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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Woven 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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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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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String bag made of two-ply fibre string knotted without join...

Edmund Milne collection
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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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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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Sample bags

ET Fealy collection
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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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