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Bark painting

Bark painting

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy Namadbara
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1966
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Woven fibre basket

Woven fibre basket

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Baskets
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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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Basket made from palm tree leaf

Basket made from palm tree leaf

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael Ngulabija
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1973
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Bark painting depicting a totemic crocodile by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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Pandanus basket

Pandanus basket

Injalak Arts & Craft collection
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Baskets
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Priscilla Badari
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1997
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Kathleen Cunningham, 2015

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Port Essington collection no. 2
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Cobourg Peninnsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie Cunningham
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2015
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Spirit People by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

Spirit People by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Bark painting 'Three Mimi men, spirits of rocks, and turtle' by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1963
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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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Flat woven basket

Flat woven basket

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Baskets
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Buka Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Woven fibre bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Woven basket

Woven basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Lower Murray River, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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Spearthrower

Spearthrower

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Spearthrowers
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Harry Lamilami
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1966
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Coiled 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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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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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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Baskets
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Lala West
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1995
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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Bark basket

Bark basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 07/09/1973 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Munjalama
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1973
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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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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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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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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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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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Woven basket

Woven basket

Margaret Coen collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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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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Baskets
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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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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Baskets
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Unfinished basket with darning needle

Unfinished basket with darning needle

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Baskets
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Basket made of a malleable bark or paper bark

Basket made of a malleable bark or paper bark

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Baskets
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Oval shaped washing basket

Oval shaped washing basket

Noel Keith collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Hazel Vertigan
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1958
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Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

University of Sydney 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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Bark painting 'Two Mimi Spirits (males) dancing' by Paddy Compass Namatbara, Croker Island, 1963

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Dr Karel Kupka collection
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Paddy C. Namatbara
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1963
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Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Split cane and fibre basket

Split cane and fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Baskets
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Basket made from red grass, by Fiona Maher

Basket made from red grass, by Fiona Maher

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Fiona Maher
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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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Blueberry fibre basket made by Nannette Shaw

Blueberry fibre basket made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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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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Fourteen Ellobiidae Cassidula Angulferra shells

Fourteen Ellobiidae Cassidula Angulferra shells

Lady Helen Blackburn collection
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Shells
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lady Helen Blackburn
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1970
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Queensland Bicornual Basket collection
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Baskets
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Unknown
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Waatyl grass basket (punya)

Waatyl grass basket (punya)

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Dorothy Short
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2001
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Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Open weave basket made from white flag iris, by Zoe Rimmer

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Zoe Rimmer
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Round split cane coiled basket

Round split cane coiled basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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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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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Baskets
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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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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Bark painting depicting an echidna by Yirawala, Croker Island, 1965

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J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Yirawala
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1965
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Basket made from New Zealand flax, by Eva Richardson

Basket made from New Zealand flax, by Eva Richardson

Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Eva Richardson
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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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Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Baskets
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Coconut palm leaf basket

Coconut palm leaf basket

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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Round woven spinifex basket with five discs with pink centres at rim, by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Baskets
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2006
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Basket made from dodder vine and sagg, by Zoe Rimmer

Basket made from dodder vine and sagg, by Zoe Rimmer

Tayenebe collection
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Miss Zoe Rimmer
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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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