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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Necklaces
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Weemol, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eva Manyita
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1992
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Prince of Wales (Muralung) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Austr...
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Alice Loban
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1992
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Firestick

Firestick

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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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 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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Firedrill

Firedrill

Dr William Warner collection
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Firesticks
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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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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Necklaces
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Fibre string necklace

Fibre string necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp necklace by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Necklaces
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Necklaces
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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Necklet

Necklet

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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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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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Gunanamanda Arts and Crafts collection
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Necklaces
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1986
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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1974
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Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat's teeth feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat...

Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2000
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Hey Family collection
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Mapoon, Queensland, Australia
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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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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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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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 fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Weapon - Spearthrower

Weapon - Spearthrower

Dr William Warner collection
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Spearthrowers
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Fishing net

Fishing net

Dr William Warner collection
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Fishing nets
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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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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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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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Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Bean necklace, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Amber bead necklace

Amber bead necklace

Guna Kinne collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Latvia
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1950
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Shell on hair string

Shell on hair string

Edmund Milne collection
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Necklaces
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Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her husband on their wedding anniversary in 1826

Pearl necklace given to Janet Templeton in Edinburgh by her ...

Diana Baxter collection no. 1
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Scotland
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Janet Templeton
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1826
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Multi-strand reed necklace

Multi-strand reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Armband

Armband

Dr William Warner collection
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Armbands
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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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Plastic bead necklace

Plastic bead necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Prince of Wales (Muralung) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Austr...
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Alice Loban
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1992
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Bush nut necklace

Bush nut necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Beswick, Northern Territory, Australia
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Bonita Bennett
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1992
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Shell pendant necklace

Shell pendant necklace

Enid Bowden collection
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Necklaces
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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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Bugle grass on fibre string

Bugle grass on fibre string

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Shell and seed necklace

Shell and seed necklace

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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1992
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Fibre string necklace

Fibre string necklace

JW Lindo collection
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Necklaces
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Seed necklace

Seed necklace

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Necklaces
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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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Bags
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Man's leather necklace with yellow crayfish horn pendant

Man's leather necklace with yellow crayfish horn pendant

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Necklaces
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Moa Island, St Paul's, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Fred Pilot
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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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Black necklace

Black necklace

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Necklaces
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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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Bugle grass on cotton thread

Bugle grass on cotton thread

Dr William Warner collection
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Necklaces
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Necklaces
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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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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