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White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress hat

White and grey, round, flat topped, brimless ladies dress ha...

Andree Pelissier collection
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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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Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Red woollen, dome-shaped hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Murray (Mer) Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Thursday Island Primary School
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1992
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Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostrich feathers

Woman's hat made of dark green velvet and surrounded by ostr...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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United States of America
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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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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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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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Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Aqua/blue dome-shaped felt hat

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1965
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Khaki green hat

Khaki green hat

Marion Flanigan collection
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Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

Murray Island Dancers - Greetings from Torres Strait

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Photographic postcards
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Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
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Murray Island Dance Group
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1992
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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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Wall decoration

Wall decoration

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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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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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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Hat woven from coconut leaves

Hat woven from coconut leaves

Asou Omey collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1993
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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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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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Khaki bush hat that was in the tent the night Azaria Chamberlain disappeared and was later found to be stained with Acacia sap

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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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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Straw hat with wide brim

Straw hat with wide brim

Marion Flanigan collection
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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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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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Club

Club

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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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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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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Hat

Hat

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Round hat, constructed from bright blue synthetic netting

Andree Pelissier 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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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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Blue petal hat

Blue petal hat

Andree Pelissier collection
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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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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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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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Round brimless ladies 'turban' style dress hat made with silver lurex fabric

Round brimless ladies 'turban' style dress hat made with sil...

Andree Pelissier collection
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Framed photograph of pony, Lowlynn Silver King

Framed photograph of pony, Lowlynn Silver King

Mary Willsallen collection
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Jugiong, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Anthony M. Willsallen
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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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Felt hat of a dull medium brown colour

Felt hat of a dull medium brown colour

Phillip Porta collection
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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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Floppy light brown canvas hat

Floppy light brown canvas hat

Phillip Porta collection
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Khaki coloured felt hat

Khaki coloured felt hat

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologi...

Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Man's black felt hat with two leather bands forming part of the Gentleman in Greatcoat 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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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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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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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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Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Nazir shell of the Trochus species

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Torres Strait, ,
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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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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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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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Light brown/pink hat

Light brown/pink hat

Bette McLean collection
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Buckingham Palace, London, England
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Mrs Bette McLean
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1968
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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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White, round brimless ladies dress hat with black netting veil

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Andree Pelissier collection
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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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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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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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