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Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Conical woven plant fibre basket

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Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ester Manangu
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1984
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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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Cylindrical fibre basket

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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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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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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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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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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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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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Split cane circular basket

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Paperbark basket

Paperbark basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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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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Woven basket

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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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Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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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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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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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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Conical basket

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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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'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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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Galiwin'ku (Elcho Island), Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Coiled Pandanus Palm

Coiled Pandanus Palm

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

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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Round coiled basket

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Florence Gaby collection
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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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Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Jawun - 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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2011
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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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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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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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Circular split cane basket

Circular split cane basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

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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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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Walaginy
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1977
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Vertical woven split-cane basket

Vertical woven split-cane basket

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Northern Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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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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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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Circular split cane basket

Circular split cane basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Round woven plant fibre basket

Round woven plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Palm leaf basket

Palm leaf basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Topumorila
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1965
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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 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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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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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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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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Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket

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Lake Alexandrina 'Sister' Basket collection
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Lake Alexandrina, South Australia, Australia
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1800
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Oval basket

Oval basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Pandanus basket

Pandanus basket

Injalak Arts & Craft collection
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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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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

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Dr William Warner collection
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Woven fibre basket

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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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Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Cone-shaped woven spinifex basket by Munatji Baker and Yaritji Heffernan, Ernabella SA

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Munatji Baker
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2006
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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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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

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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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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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Small blueberry fibre basket made by Patsy Cameron

Small blueberry fibre basket made by Patsy Cameron

Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Coiled pandanus basket

Coiled pandanus basket

Claire Smith collection
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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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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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