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Round, brown head pad

Round, brown head pad

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Headwear
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Unknown
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Emu feathers and fibre head pad

Emu feathers and fibre head pad

Enid Bowden collection
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Headwear
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1987
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Head ornament

Head ornament

JW Lindo collection
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Headwear
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1935
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Woven straw visor with elastic headstrap and plastic lining

Woven straw visor with elastic headstrap and plastic lining

Margaret Coen collection
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Headwear
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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Headpad, Ernabella SA

Headpad, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Headwear
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Eau de nil hat of netted fabric and two hat pins worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Blue plastic visor with cloth band and blue plastic slide buckle

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Margaret Coen collection
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Headwear
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Margaret Coen
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Royal blue velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Royal blue velvet hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Head ornament

Head ornament

University of Sydney collection
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Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1957
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Circular head ornament

Circular head ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Headwear
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Anuputawai
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1965
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Dark cerise pink chiffon turban-like high domed hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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Headwear
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1889
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Navy blue feathered headpiece worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Navy blue feathered headpiece worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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New York, United States of America
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Bloomingdale's
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1955
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Navy blue, black and red chiffon hat worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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A knitted fabric strip with a crocheted headband.

A knitted fabric strip with a crocheted headband.

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Cap

Cap

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Aqua domed chiffon hat with circular leaf layering worn by Dame Pattie Menzies

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Dame Pattie Menzies collection no. 2
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London, England
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Sainte Claire
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1955
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Ceremonial hat made of paper bark wound with two-ply human hair string

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Lindsay Roughsey
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1960
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Pink cloth visor with plastic slide buckle to adjust the head strap

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Margaret Coen collection
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China
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Grey wool hood

Grey wool hood

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1850
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Lappet

Lappet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Blue-grey satin hood

Blue-grey satin hood

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1850
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Black woolly fur hat

Black woolly fur hat

Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Woven dance hat constructed with bark and hair

Woven dance hat constructed with bark and hair

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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Black silk grosgrain hood

Black silk grosgrain hood

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1850
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Headwear
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Lappets

Lappets

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Emu feather head ornament

Emu feather head ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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Lappets

Lappets

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Black woolly fur hat

Black woolly fur hat

Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Cream-coloured cotton hood

Cream-coloured cotton hood

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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1850
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Woven head ring constructed with hair

Woven head ring constructed with hair

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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Widow's cap

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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Head ornament

Head ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Woven grass hood

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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Circular head ornament

Circular head ornament

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Tomenadjermiri
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1965
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Four hairpieces made from human hair

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 2
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Lappet

Lappet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Head ornament

Head ornament

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Headwear
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1985
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Lappet

Lappet

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Cover for poke bonnet

Cover for poke bonnet

Turner Family collection
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Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Semi-circular head ornament

Semi-circular head ornament

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Windproof hood made by Jean Moppett for Tom

Windproof hood made by Jean Moppett for Tom

Tom and Jean Moppett collection
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Headwear
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Lappets

Lappets

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Feather head ornmament

Feather head ornmament

Frederick D McCarthy collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1962
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Lappets

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Windproof hood made by Jean Moppett for herself

Windproof hood made by Jean Moppett for herself

Tom and Jean Moppett collection
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Ceremonial hat featuring a Rainbow totemic pattern (duwadu), made of paper bark wound with two-ply human hair, string and emu feathers

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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Not known
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1960
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