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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Square plant fibre basket

Square plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Winnie Moongotema
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1987
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Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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2008
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Conical basket

Conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banibani
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1966
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Basket woven from palm fronds

Basket woven from palm fronds

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Saibai Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1963
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Circular pandanus fibre basket

Circular pandanus fibre basket

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Mangallod, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rose Maiyalbi
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1974
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Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Wenlock River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Florence Gaby collection
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Split cane basket

Split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Vertical woven split-cane basket

Vertical woven split-cane basket

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Northern Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Woven basket made from sedge grass

Woven basket made from sedge grass

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Milngurr
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1984
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Sandra Holmes collection no. 5
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Lily Long
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2008
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Pandanus fibre conical basket

Pandanus fibre conical basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Manggalod, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alice Gundaburrburr
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1974
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Conical plant-fibre basket

Conical plant-fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Djibolbol, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wambalmana
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1984
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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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Pigmented conical basket

Pigmented conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Melmaura
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1966
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Coiled and woven fibre basket, attributed to Thelma Carter, Lake Tyers, Victoria

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Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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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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Circular split cane basket

Circular split cane basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woven horizontal basket

Woven horizontal basket

Martin collection
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Walaginy
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1977
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Lala West
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1995
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Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

Conical hat woven from coconut leaves

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Hats
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lily Gabey
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1992
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Unfinished basket with darning needle

Unfinished basket with darning needle

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 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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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

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Peter Duff collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Oval coiled split cane basket

Oval coiled split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Coiled pandanus palm

Coiled pandanus palm

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Basket woven from flax and bull kelp, made by Muriel Maynard

Basket woven from flax and bull kelp, made by Muriel Maynard

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Muriel Maynard
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Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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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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Grass doll

Grass doll

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1993
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Coiled pandanus basket

Coiled pandanus basket

Claire Smith collection
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Conical woven plant fibre basket

Conical woven plant fibre basket

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ester Manangu
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1984
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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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Coiled basket titled 'Karadi' made from natural fibres, cloth and plastic strips, titled 'Recycled'

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Lennah Newson collection no. 2
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Lennah Newson
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2002
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Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous ...
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Basket made of bark - Tiwi group

Basket made of bark - Tiwi group

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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