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T-shirt with CND in white on one side, white peace sign on the other

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Audrey Johnson collection
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T-shirts
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Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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White cotton camisole

White cotton camisole

Toni Hood collection
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Camisoles
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mrs Amy Hood
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Cream crocheted bib with koala on it, made by Dorothy Gordon for her daughter Bette, in 1929

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Bette McLean collection
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Baby bibs
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Mrs Elizabeth D. Gordon
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1929
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Campaign Against Militarism

Campaign Against Militarism

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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T-shirts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 1954

Handkerchief commemorating the royal visit to Australia, 195...

Professor Peter Spearritt collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1954
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White cotton pillowcase

White cotton pillowcase

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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White pillowcase with cotton ties

White pillowcase with cotton ties

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Pillowcases
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Janet Spence Smith
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1920
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Final Journey

Final Journey

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Len Maynard collection
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Artworks
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Len Maynard
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Souvenir printed sloppy joe from the 1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Clothing
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Island Co-ordinating Council (Torres Strait)
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1992
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Pair of short white cotton gloves worn by Aboriginal rights activist Faith Bandler

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Faith Bandler collection
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Gloves
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Faith I. Bandler
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1955
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Injalak Arts and Crafts Association Gunbalanya. N.T.

Injalak Arts and Crafts Association Gunbalanya. N.T.

Injalak Arts & Craft collection
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T-shirts
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Injalak Arts
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1997
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There is no day after

There is no day after

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1984
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Doily

Doily

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Doilies
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 Cotton batik t-shirt by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik t-shirt by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1971
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Dauan Top Island Torres Strait

Dauan Top Island Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Dauan Island Council
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1992
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White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

White, cotton, sleeveless nightdress

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Nightdresses
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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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Cultural Festival 1992

Cultural Festival 1992

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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Crocheted flower-shaped white cotton doily

Crocheted flower-shaped white cotton doily

Magdalena Bognar collection
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Doilies
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Mrs Magdalena Bognar
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Textile pieces
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Green t-shirt with symbolic image of a dove and female symbol

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Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Batik t-shirt

Batik t-shirt

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Bottle green cricket cap with insignia the

Bottle green cricket cap with insignia the "W.P.C.A"

Nanette Ward collection
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Caps
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Edgar Richard Mayne
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Long-sleeve royal blue cotton shirt with 'Women on top' printed in white on the front

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Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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Shirts
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Yingana, Creation Mother, Injalak Arts Centre, Gunbalanya N.T

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Injalak Arts & Craft collection
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T-shirts
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Injalak Arts
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1997
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Pair of short length white stretch cotton gloves

Pair of short length white stretch cotton gloves

Toni Hood collection
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Gloves
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France
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Mrs Rae Hood
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1960
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Propert 'Trailaway' touring caravan, a unique example built by the company in 1956 for advertising purposes

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Thomas Propert collection
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Caravans
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Propert Co
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1956
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Stop the War Fair

Stop the War Fair

Protest Against AIDEX '91 collection
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T-shirts
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Desiko Pty Ltd
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1991
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Melukerdee Aboriginal Culture Camp Capricorn 1 1992

Melukerdee Aboriginal Culture Camp Capricorn 1 1992

Stephanie Dowker collection
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T-shirts
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1992
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T-shirt with message that reads: 'St. Michaels Palm Island / TO TRUTH BY LOVE', Palm Island QLD

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St Michaels School collection
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T-shirts
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Palm Island, Queensland, Australia
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Tambo
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1994
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Innkeepers complimentary sewing kit containing coloured thread, two buttons, and a safety pin, in an orange cardboard packet

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Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Sewing kits
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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Doolagahs Protect Respect Australia

Doolagahs Protect Respect Australia

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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T-shirts
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Starched white collar

Starched white collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Collars
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1890
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Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Shellwork Sydney Harbour Bridge, La Perouse, Sydney

Esme Timbery collection
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Ornaments
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La Perouse, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Esme Timbery
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2006
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Call Me Ms

Call Me Ms

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Souvenir short-sleeved shirt commemorating the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne

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Bryan Griffin collection
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Shirts
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Hong Kong
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Australian Olympic Federation
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1956
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Unopened packet of Lintette bandages in a cellophane wrapping

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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Bandages
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Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Pair of brown cotton knit stockings

Olga Riet collection
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Stockings
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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A woman's place is in the Senate

A woman's place is in the Senate

Meredith Hinchliffe collection no. 1
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T-shirts
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Bali Loves Peace

Bali Loves Peace

Bali Bombings 2002 Memorial collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Mr John Darling
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Cream coloured handkerchief

Cream coloured handkerchief

Patricia Kennedy collection no. 2
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Handkerchiefs
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England
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Mrs Grace H. Kennedy
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1918
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Doll with a wax head, porcelain arms and body

Doll with a wax head, porcelain arms and body

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Dolls
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Toucan Express East Timor

Toucan Express East Timor

Australian Army History Unit collection
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T-shirts
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Mura Kosker Sorority Torres Strait

Mura Kosker Sorority Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Thursday (Waiben) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Mura Kosker Sorority Inc
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1991
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T-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the formation of the Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion

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1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Torres Strait Light Infantry Battalion
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1992
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 Cotton batik t-shirt by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik t-shirt by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Clothing
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1971
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Green and growing Australian Democrats

Green and growing Australian Democrats

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1986
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Starched white collar

Starched white collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Collars
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1890
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Doolagahs Raw Power

Doolagahs Raw Power

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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T-shirts
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Pair of unmatched overmittens

Pair of unmatched overmittens

Jessie Luckman collection
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Mittens
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Starched white collar

Starched white collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Collars
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1890
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Apron made of yellow muslin edged in cotton binding

Apron made of yellow muslin edged in cotton binding

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Aprons
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Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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International Force East Timor

International Force East Timor

Australian Army History Unit collection
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T-shirts
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East Timor
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Australian Army
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1999
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Square red cotton scarf with a blue and white stylised floral border and flowers in centre

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Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Scarves
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Umbilical cord binding material

Umbilical cord binding material

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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Textile pieces
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Let's walk together

Let's walk together

Rosie Egyedi collection
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T-shirts
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China
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Rosie Egyedi
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1998
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Incomplete round crochet sample with a design of diamond shapes radiating from a central star motif

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Nettie McColive collection
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Textile samplers
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Starched white collar

Starched white collar

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Collars
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1890
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Peace the No.1 Issue

Peace the No.1 Issue

Dr Di Bretherton collection
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T-shirts
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1984
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Australian Aboriginal Painting Kobe City Museum

Australian Aboriginal Painting Kobe City Museum

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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T-shirts
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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