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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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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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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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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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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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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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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

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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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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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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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Nellie Kendall
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1987
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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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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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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Bag and Doilies

Bag and Doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sample bags

ET Fealy collection
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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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

John 'Johnny' Warren collection
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Johnny Warren MBE OAM
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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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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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String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Djunginy
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden 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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Canvas bag that has a metal hook in the back

Rae Page collection
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games bumbag

Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games bumbag

Nova Peris collection
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
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Nova Peris
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1996
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cloth bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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Cloth drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board 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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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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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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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Suede & wool-knit bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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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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Not provided
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1963
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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

University of Sydney collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy 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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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, Oceania
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1915
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Knotted two-ply string bag

Edmund Milne collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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