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Shell necklace

Shell 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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'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

'Dark palm tree', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1980

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1980
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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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Mr S D. Burrows
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1914
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Tooth necklace

Tooth necklace

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 07/09/1973 collection
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Necklaces
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Guyun, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nancy Djukararra
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1973
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Snail shell necklace

Snail shell necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Necklaces
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Necklace of shells on nylon line

Necklace of shells on nylon line

Bama Aboriginal Arts and Crafts collection
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Necklaces
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Yarrabah, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Bama Aboriginal Arts and Crafts
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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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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Gum nut necklace

Gum nut necklace

Herbert Keys collection
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Necklaces
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Not provided
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1987
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Seed necklace, Ernabella SA

Seed 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

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Necklaces
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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1969
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Shell necklace with opalescent green maireener and black cat's teeth feature shells, by Dulcie Greeno

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Dulcie Greeno collection no. 1
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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2000
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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Necklace of 4 layers of shells

Necklace of 4 layers of shells

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bead necklace

Bead necklace

Claire Smith collection
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Necklaces
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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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'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

'Tree and landscape', painted by Eddie Mabo

Bonita Mabo collection
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Eddie K. Mabo
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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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Coconut shell water container

Coconut shell water container

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Water containers
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1993
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Reed necklace

Reed necklace

JW Lindo collection
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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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Seed necklace, Ernabella SA

Seed 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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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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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1929
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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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'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

'Dragon Heads', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1951

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1951
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String necklace

String necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bead and shell necklace fragment

Bead and shell necklace fragment

Dr Andrew Horwood collection
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Shell money necklace

Shell money necklace

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Amber necklace

Amber necklace

Balciunas collection
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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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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Necklace of various seed pods

Necklace of various seed pods

Central Australia Field Trip 1994 collection
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Necklaces
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1994
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Glass bead necklace

Glass bead 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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Macropod incisor necklace

Macropod incisor necklace

Gabriella Roy collection
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Necklaces
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Not provided
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1986
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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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Rope necklace

Rope necklace

University of Sydney collection
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Necklaces
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Victoria River, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Dulcie Greeno collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Dulcie Greeno
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'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

'Still life with jar and bowl', painted by Eddie Mabo, c1952

Bonita Mabo collection
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Watercolour paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1952
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Organic material necklace

Organic material 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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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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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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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Toy ball woven from coconut palm leaves

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Toys
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Black necklace

Black necklace

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Plerelare shell necklace, made by Betty Grace

Plerelare shell necklace, made by Betty Grace

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Betty Grace collection
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Necklaces
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Tasmania, Australia
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Betty Grace
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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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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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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String and shell pendant necklace

String and shell pendant necklace

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Necklaces
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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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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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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Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

Bamboo percussion instrument or clapper

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Percussion instruments
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lena Passi
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1992
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Colourful plastic necklace titled 'Australian Binge' by Peter Tully, 1977

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Terence Lane collection
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Necklaces
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Peter Tully
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1977
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Shell necklace

Shell necklace

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Necklaces
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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1934
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Grass doll baby dancing

Grass doll baby dancing

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Dolls
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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Organic material necklace

Organic material necklace

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Necklaces
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