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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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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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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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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

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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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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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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String bag

String bag

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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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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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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Hessian bag

Hessian bag

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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1981
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String bag made of two-ply fibre string knotted without join...

Edmund Milne collection
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Cotton bag

Hazel Hooton and Elizabeth Gibson 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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1987
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Cotton bag and contents

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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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1931
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Woven string bag with feathered bands

Woven string bag with feathered bands

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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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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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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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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String bag

String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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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 string bag with coloured horizontal bands

Woven string bag with coloured horizontal bands

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital 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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Hessian bag

Hessian bag

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Calico drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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Menanga Durilla
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1992
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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

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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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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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String bag made from the spun fibre of the "put-put" tree

Claire Smith collection
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Bag and Doilies

Bag and Doilies

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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String bag

Enid Bowden collection
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String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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Hessian sack

ET Fealy collection
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea
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1923
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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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Cloth drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bag and brown overmittens

Dot Butler collection no. 2
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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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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

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Gnarmelaga
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1966
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1986

Australia Post Historical collection
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1986
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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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Calico bag

Calico bag

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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String bag

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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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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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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Drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Woven bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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