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Pigmented conical basket

Pigmented conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Munjalama
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1966
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Coiled pandanus palm

Coiled pandanus palm

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Decorated pandanus leaf basket

Dorothy Bennett collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1974
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Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Kathleen Cunningham, 2015

Palm leaf basket from Port Essington, made by Queenie and Ka...

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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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Sandra Holmes collection no. 5
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1964
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Coiled pandanus palm

Coiled pandanus palm

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Circular split cane basket

Circular split cane basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Nuniwa Imundura Donegan

Tjanpi feather basket made by Nuniwa Imundura Donegan

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Blackstone (Papulankutja Aboriginal community), Western Australia, ...
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Nuniwa I. Donegan
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1995
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Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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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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Woven semi-circular basket from Stradbroke Island, Queensland

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Edmund 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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Woven basket base made from matt rush in bound coil formation

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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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 basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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'Parrot basket' made from white flag iris fibre and rosella feathers, by Patsy Cameron

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Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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2008
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Reed basket

Reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Dodder vine basket, made by Nannette Shaw

Dodder vine basket, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Pigmented conical basket

Pigmented conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Melmaura
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1966
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Conical plant fibre basket

Conical plant fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 1
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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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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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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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Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Basket made by Kanu Nancy Taylor

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Nancy Taylor
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Woven split cane bicornual [bicornuate] basket made in the Cairns district

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JR Lawson Pty Ltd Auctioneers collection no. 1
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1850
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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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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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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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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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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1800
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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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Woven reed basket

Woven reed basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1927
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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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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Conical basket

Conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banibani
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1966
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Woven basket with fabric flowers

Woven basket with fabric flowers

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Cylindrical basket decorated with pigment

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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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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Basket made from white flag iris fibre by Colleen Mundy

Basket made from white flag iris fibre by Colleen Mundy

Tayenebe collection
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Colleen Mundy
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Oval basket

Oval basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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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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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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Oval coconut leaf basket

Oval coconut leaf basket

Asou Omey collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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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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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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Square plant fibre basket

Square plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Winnie Moongotema
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1987
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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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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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Conical basket

Conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Johnny Mundrugmundrug
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1966
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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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Not provided
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Sister basket from Lake Tyers, Victoria

Sister basket from Lake Tyers, Victoria

Edmund Milne collection
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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Coiled pandanus basket

Coiled pandanus basket

Claire Smith collection
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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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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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Lake Tyers, East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Thelma Carter
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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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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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eliza
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1987
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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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