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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Basket decorated with shells

Basket decorated with shells

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Muriel Maynard
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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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Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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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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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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'Parrot basket' made from white flag iris fibre and rosella feathers, by Patsy Cameron

'Parrot basket' made from white flag iris fibre and rosella ...

Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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2008
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Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket

Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket

Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket collection
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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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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Split cane circular basket

Split cane circular basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nicholls

String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nicholls

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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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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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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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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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Queensland Bicornual Basket collection
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North-Eastern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Woven fibre basket attributed to Nellie Blair, 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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Nellie Blair
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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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Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Elcho Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Round split cane coiled basket

Round split cane coiled basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Jawan - bicornual basket coloured with ochre, made by Abe Muriata

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Abe Muriata collection
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Cardwell, Queensland, Australia
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Abe Muriata
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

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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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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Bicornual basket

Bicornual basket

Muralambeen Bicornual Basket collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Bicornual basket

Bicornual basket

Muralambeen Bicornual Basket collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Untitled basket by Nancy Nyanyarna Jackson

Untitled basket by Nancy Nyanyarna Jackson

Warakurna Tjanpi collection no.2
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Nancy N. Jackson
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'Feeling Blue', basket made from natural fibre and found man-made material, by Leonie Dickson

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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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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Cabbage tree palm leaf basket

Cabbage tree palm leaf basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Gunbalanya (Oenpelli), Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Aus...
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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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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Oval coiled split cane basket

Oval coiled split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Pandanus and lawyer cane coil basket

Pandanus and lawyer cane coil basket

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Temple
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1960
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Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Fibre basket by Sarah Brooks, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Sarah Brooks
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2008
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Woven horizontal basket

Woven horizontal basket

Martin collection
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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Jabal Centre collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Split cane basket

Split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Fibre basket by Renette Biljabu, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Renette Biljabu
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2008
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Hand made basket woven from sedge grasses and feathers, made by Carol Horton

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Fibre basket by Yikartu Bumba, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Yikartu Bumba
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2008
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Oval basket

Oval basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Fibre basket by Noreena Kadibil, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Noreena Kadibil
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2008
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Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Woven basket by Dorothy Dullman

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous ...
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Long necked turtle basket,

Long necked turtle basket,

Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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Ms Treahna Hamm
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Weapon bag by Yvonne Koolmatrie

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Berri, South Australia, Australia
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Yvonne Koolmatrie
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1990
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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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Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Woven semi-circular basket

Woven semi-circular basket

E Milne collection
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Stradbroke Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Basket woven from flax and bull kelp, made by Muriel Maynard

Basket woven from flax and bull kelp, made by Muriel Maynard

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Muriel Maynard collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Muriel Maynard
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Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Round coiled woven basket and coasters

Florence Gaby 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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Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

Cylindrical fibre basket - Yirrkala, 1948

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mr Charles P. Mountford
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1948
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