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Twined pandanus string bag

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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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Plaited grass fibre armband or

Plaited grass fibre armband or "baku"

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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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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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Felt bag

Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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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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String bag

String bag

Dorothy Bennett collection
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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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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Que...

Edmund Milne collection
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Nineteen brown paper 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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1956
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Gawtaiba
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1973
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Dr William Warner collection
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Coffins
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Shoulder ornament

Shoulder ornament

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post No.13 red nylon post bag, 1988

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1988
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String bag made from the spun fibre of the

String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Melville Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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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

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Camel hair bag

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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Sample bags

Sample bags

ET Fealy collection
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String bag

String bag

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Maggie Konadjilidjili
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1966
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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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

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Bags
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Bugle grass necklace

Bugle grass necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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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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Bags
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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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Pubic tassel

Pubic tassel

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Fish bone necklace

Fish bone necklace

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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Basket-like bag

Basket-like bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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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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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Twined Pandanus palm collecting bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Unknown
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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String bag

String bag

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bags
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Gnarmelaga
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1966
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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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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

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

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Bags
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Weapon - Boomerang

Weapon - Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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Ornament shoulder band

Ornament shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Bags
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Headband of fibre string

Headband of fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Headbands
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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Bags
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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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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Bags
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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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