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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing nets
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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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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Pigmented long narrow mesh bag made from two-ply fibre string

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Dr William Warner collection
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Bags
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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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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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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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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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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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Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

Pigmented armband made of fibre string wound on cane

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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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Boomerang

Boomerang

Dr William Warner collection
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Boomerangs
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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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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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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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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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Headband made from white and coloured feathers

Headband made from white and coloured feathers

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Headbands
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Pigmented plaited grass fibre armband or

Pigmented 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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1926
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1927
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Headband made from continuous loop of eighteen strands of fibre string

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University of Sydney collection
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Headbands
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Olive Pink collection
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Headbands
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Miss Olive Pink
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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Hollow log coffin

Hollow log coffin

Dr William Warner collection
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Coffins
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Ornamental shoulder band

Ornamental shoulder band

Dr William Warner collection
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Personal adornments
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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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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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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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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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Didjeridu

Didjeridu

Dr William Warner collection
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Didjeridus
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Headband made from a semi-circle of 51 macropod incisors

Headband made from a semi-circle of 51 macropod incisors

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Headbands
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Daly River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Bark canoe

Bark canoe

Dr William Warner collection
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Canoes
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Spearthrower with triple ringtail incisions

Spearthrower with triple ringtail incisions

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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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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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Resin sample

Resin sample

Dr William Warner collection
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Samples
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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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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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Headband of kangaroo incisors laced together

Headband of kangaroo incisors laced together

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Headbands
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Red fabric headband worn by Barrie Pittock

Red fabric headband worn by Barrie Pittock

Barrie Pittock collection
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Headbands
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Dr Barrie Pittock
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1970
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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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