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Strengthening Cultural Networks

Strengthening Cultural Networks

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Sun visors
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Ted Gabey
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1992
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Axe handle

Axe handle

Papuan Official collection
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Axes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1927
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Axe handle

Axe handle

Papuan Official collection
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Axes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Canoe paddle

Canoe paddle

Papuan Official collection
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Paddles
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Pearl shell breast ornament

Pearl shell breast ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Ornaments
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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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Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

Ornamental orange plastic bead earrings

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Earrings
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Gagee Maron
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1992
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Sago stirrer

Sago stirrer

Papuan Official collection
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Mixing tools
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden headrest

Wooden headrest

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Piece of flint

Piece of flint

Papuan Official collection
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Stone tools
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Ear ornaments

Ear ornaments

Papuan Official collection
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Body jewellery
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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Adze blade in wooden socket

Adze blade in wooden socket

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr S D. Burrows
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1915
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Boar tusk neck ornament

Boar tusk neck ornament

Papuan Official collection
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Neckpieces
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1921
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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Arrows
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Cane cuirass

Cane cuirass

Papuan Official collection
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Torso armour
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Wooden club

Wooden club

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Necklet

Necklet

Papuan Official collection
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Necklaces
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Hats
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Woodside, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Juozas Stepanas
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1949
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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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Hats
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1965
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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Hats
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Arrow

Arrow

Papuan Official collection
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Arrows
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1917
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Hats
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Shell money

Shell money

Papuan Official collection
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Shell money
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Professor Wallace E. Armstrong
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr O J. Atkinson
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1927
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Pottery vessel

Pottery vessel

Papuan Official collection
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Pots
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Bowls
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Carved human figure

Carved human figure

Papuan Official collection
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Carvings
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Bags
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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Lime gourd

Lime gourd

Papuan Official collection
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Gourds
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Hats
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Shell bracelet

Shell bracelet

Papuan Official collection
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Bracelets
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Armband

Armband

Papuan Official collection
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Armbands
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Penis cover

Penis cover

Papuan Official collection
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Penis sheaths
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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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Waistband

Waistband

Papuan Official collection
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Waistbands
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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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Ceremonial board

Ceremonial board

Papuan Official collection
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Ceremonial objects
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Hats
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Italy
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Gruppo Ermenegildo Zegna
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1988
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Barbed fish trap

Barbed fish trap

Papuan Official collection
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Fish traps
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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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Stone adze blade

Stone adze blade

Papuan Official collection
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Adzes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Plaited sample of human hair

Plaited sample of human hair

Papuan Official collection
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Human hair
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostrich feathers

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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Hats
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United States of America
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Sago strainer

Sago strainer

Papuan Official collection
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Strainers
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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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Lime spatula

Lime spatula

Papuan Official collection
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Spatulas
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Headband

Headband

Papuan Official collection
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Headbands
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bamboo pipe

Bamboo pipe

Papuan Official collection
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Pipes
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Club head

Club head

Papuan Official collection
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Clubs
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Bamboo flute

Bamboo flute

Papuan Official collection
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Flutes
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Charles H. Karius
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1926
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Armband

Armband

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