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Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

Eight Totems of Mer T-shirt

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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T-shirts
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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1992
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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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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Lily Gabey
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1992
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Floppy light brown canvas hat

Floppy light brown canvas hat

Phillip Porta collection
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Department of the Parliamentary Library Information Storage and Retrieval System A guide through the Mabo maze

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Terry Fox collection
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Government records
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Eddie K. Mabo
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1993
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Black velour hat

Black velour hat

Margaret Coen collection
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Italy
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Margaret Coen
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1954
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White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

White and green brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Cloth bucket hat with red, blue and white coloured patterns

Norm Wilson PNG Patrol Officer collection
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Artworks
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Poster of Eddie Mabo, by Clifford Beresford Robinson, 1993

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Clifford B. Robinson
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1993
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Khaki green hat

Khaki green hat

Marion Flanigan collection
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Brown 'postillion' hat with an orange and yellow ribbon forming part of the Lady in Redingote set by Ermenegildo Zegna

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Small cream hat with heavy wire frame

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1940
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Brown felt hat with a leather hat band

Brown felt hat with a leather hat band

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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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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Off-white and black satin brimmed ladies dress hat

Off-white and black satin brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Round, brimless ladies dress hat with navy blue netting veil

Andree Pelissier collection
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Soft black felt riding hat

Soft black felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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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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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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Woman's straw hat with dark blue velvet band

Woman's straw hat with dark blue velvet band

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Yellow, blue and red beanie-shaped hat, part of Castellorizian formal attire worn by Rose Pappas

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George Pappas collection no. 1
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Megisti, Greece
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Rose Pappas
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1922
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Felt hat of a dull medium brown colour

Felt hat of a dull medium brown colour

Phillip Porta collection
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Man's black beaver hat forming part of the Mercantile Gentleman set

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Straw hat with wide brim

Straw hat with wide brim

Marion Flanigan collection
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Woollen khaki peaked hat

Woollen khaki peaked hat

Myrtle Ivy Lindsay collection
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Europe
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Myrtle I. Lindsay
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1945
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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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Soft brown felt riding hat

Soft brown felt riding hat

Colledge Family collection
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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White, round brimless ladies dress hat with black netting veil

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Andree Pelissier collection
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Red woollen crocheted beret-style hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

Red woollen crocheted beret-style hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Berets
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Roma Dulhunty
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1976
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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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Paintings
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Eddie K. Mabo
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Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Navy dome shaped hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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R M. Docker
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1955
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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Wall hangings
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Helen Mabo
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1992
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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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Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Black and grey velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Anne Harrison
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1955
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Black fur and wool driving hat

Black fur and wool driving hat

Mary Ellerslie Massey collection
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England
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Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Large cream jap silk and grosgrain day hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1912
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Polish national costume hat

Polish national costume hat

Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble collection
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Poland
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Polonez Song and Dance Ensemble
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Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Andree Pelissier collection
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Coconut barsor

Coconut barsor

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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National Museum of Australia
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1993
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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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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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Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Dance armband made from coconut leaf

Drums of Mer Dance Group collection
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Armbands
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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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'Hollow log' portable field cabin, used on geological surveys by Dr John and Roma Dulhunty

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John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Caravans
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New South Wales, Australia
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Dr John Dulhunty
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1975
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Brushtail Possum skin hat made by Richard Siedentopf

Brushtail Possum skin hat made by Richard Siedentopf

Tasmanian Native Mammal Fur Industry collection
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Mr Richard Siedentopf
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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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Yellow raffia-like hat woven into a bowl-like shape

Yellow raffia-like hat woven into a bowl-like shape

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Senior Postman's summer uniform khaki broad-brimmed fur felt hat with gold PMG badge

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Catherine Davenport collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1961
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Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Grey, white and navy, wide-brimmed ladies dress hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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Men's 'Roleigh' grey felt hat issued to Juozas Stepanas at the Woodside Migration Camp in South Australia, 1949

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Dr A Stepanas collection no. 1
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Woodside, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Juozas Stepanas
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1949
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Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

Red sun hat worn by Roma Dulhunty

John and Roma Dulhunty collection
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Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Roma Dulhunty
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1976
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Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Small cream coiled open weave plastic 'crinoline' hat

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1940
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Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Green/grey felt ex-army hat

Hazel Merlo collection
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1971
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Man's black, cocked hat with cockade forming part of Fashionable Gentleman in Redingote set

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Ermenegildo Zegna collection no. 1
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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Palm frond hand fan

Palm frond hand fan

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Fans
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Grace Barsa
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1992
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Navy blue cotton hat with Doolagahs Australia and face embroidered on the front

Navy blue cotton hat with Doolagahs Australia and face embro...

Doolagahs Indigenous Design collection
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Women's handmade blue dress hat

Women's handmade blue dress hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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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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Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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