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Jute bale pack

Jute bale pack

Julie and Antoine Bos 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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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

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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Not provided
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1948
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Calico drawstring bag

Calico drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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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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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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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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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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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith 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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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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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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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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White, blue and red 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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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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Not provided
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1984
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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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Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Unknown
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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Cotton bag

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson collection
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Suede & wool-knit bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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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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Large calico bag

Large calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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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 made of two-ply fibre string knotted without join...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cotton bag and contents

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hessian bag

Hessian bag

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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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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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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Hessian bag

Hessian bag

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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1994
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawstring 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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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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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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1988
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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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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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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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1931
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String bag with crocheted handles.

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Janet Macaulay
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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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Linen 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 E. McPhee
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1916
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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

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 E. McPhee
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1916
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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