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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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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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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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Linen bag

Linen 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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1986
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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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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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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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Jute bale pack

Jute bale pack

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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Calico drawstring bag

Calico drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 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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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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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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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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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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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Cotton bag and contents

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Ernabella batik bag by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, 1974, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1974
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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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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Crocheted woollen bag with contents

Crocheted woollen bag with contents

Tjanpi 'Wild Harvest Family' collection
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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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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Calico Bag

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 mesh string ...

Dr William Warner collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Camel hair bag

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Pipalytjara, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkara
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Canvas fieldwork knapsack and contents used by Ernest Hodgkin

Canvas fieldwork knapsack and contents used by Ernest Hodgki...

Ernest Hodgkin Trust for Estuary Education and Research collection
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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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Surveyor's canvas bag

Surveyor's canvas bag

Snowy Scheme - Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC) colle...
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Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation
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Khaki canvas barracks bag

Milo Dunphy 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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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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White, blue and red drawstring bag

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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Woven string bag with feathered bands

Woven string bag with feathered bands

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Bags
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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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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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String bag

String bag

University of Sydney 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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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Woven spinifex and raffia handbag by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2006

Woven spinifex and raffia handbag by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2006

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 8
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2006
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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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Black bag with woven coloured design

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Angkaliya Brumby
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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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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