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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Wool bale pack bag

Wool bale pack bag

Grazcos collection
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New South Wales, Australia
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Grazcos Shearing
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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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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1948
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Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Money bag used at the Lincoln Park Dairy, Essendon, Victoria

Conway Tighe collection
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Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh bag

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

Mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala,...

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

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1987
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String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Sample bags

ET Fealy collection
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Striped rectangular string bag made from three bark fibres, coloured tan, white and dark orange

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Groote Eylandt Women's Material collection
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Angurugu, Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia
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Gulidja Durilla
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1992
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1915
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Cotton bag and contents

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Felt bag

George Henry Taylor collection
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Mr George H. Taylor
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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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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Conical-shaped pandanus bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wilfred Nalandarra
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1984
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String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Red, white and black woven string bag

Red, white and black woven string bag

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Papua New Guinea
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Cloth bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Woven bag made in the traditional way of Aboriginal people of the Ivanhoe District of New South Wales

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Eliza Kennedy collection
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Eliza Kennedy
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1992
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Navy cloth airmail bag, printed with 'Australia Sydney Air Mail'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Northern Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1927
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Judy and Ian McPhee collection
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Ulmarra, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Muriel Ester McPhee
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1916
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr A P Lyons
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1915
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Nineteen brown paper sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1956
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Bag with long stitch design

Bag with long stitch design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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String bag made of two-ply fibre string knotted without join...

Edmund Milne collection
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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Small bag made from tightly strung shells

Small bag made from tightly strung shells

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Cook Islands
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Mr Victor Carell
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Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J Dunphy
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1930
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String bag

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Twined pandanus string bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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1975
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Francis Edgar Williams
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1922
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String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Nhulunbuy, Gove Peninsula, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Kopanga, Northern Territory, Australia
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Susan Anajilwa
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1973
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Elongated bag formed from two-ply fibre string looped in ope...

Ursula McConnel collection
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Archer River, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow mesh string bag

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Dr William Warner collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
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Sir Hubert Murray
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1915
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Jute bale pack

Jute bale pack

Julie and Antoine Bos collection
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