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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Four lengths of two-ply string with tufts of feathers at intervals, and a length of human hair string attached to the tufts with adhesive

Four lengths of two-ply string with tufts of feathers at int...

The Australian Scene collection no. 4
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Yellow synthetic twine

Yellow synthetic twine

Marion Flanigan collection
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Bundled skein of two-ply, possibly plant, fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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String sample

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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String sample

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Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Ball of hand-spun bark fibre from the baobob tree

Ball of hand-spun bark fibre from the baobob tree

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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1973
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String sample made of river reed by Eva Richardson

String sample made of river reed by Eva Richardson

Tayenebe collection
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Mrs Eva Richardson
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Length of plaited magimagi string

Length of plaited magimagi string

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1972
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Ball of light coloured two-ply string made from human hair

Ball of light coloured two-ply string made from human hair

Enid Bowden collection
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Human hair string sample

Human hair string sample

Stan Mitchell collection
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Plaited strands of fibrous material

Plaited strands of fibrous material

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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String sample of white flag iris with coastal saltbush berry dye, made by Vicki Matson-Green

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Vicki Matson-Green
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Plaited twine made of plant fibre

Plaited twine made of plant fibre

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Sample - fibre string

Sample - fibre string

Edmund Milne collection
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Plaited twine made from plant fibres

Plaited twine made from plant fibres

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bundle of string, made from fibre, bound and knotted

Bundle of string, made from fibre, bound and knotted

JW Lindo collection
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Skein of two ply fibre string that is pigmented

Stan Mitchell collection
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Hank of plant fibre string made from the fibre of Psoralea patens

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Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cooper Creek, South Australia, Australia
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Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Length of string used to tie around dance cards

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bundle of string, made from the fibre of a banyan vine, bound and knotted

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JW Lindo collection
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Plaited strands of fibrous material

Plaited strands of fibrous material

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Mr Victor Carell
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1984
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String Sample

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Stan Mitchell collection
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String sample made from river reed, by Leonie Dickson

String sample made from river reed, by Leonie Dickson

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Leonie Dickson
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Hair string sample

Hair string sample

Ron Bell collection
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Bundle of string, made from human hair, bound and knotted

Bundle of string, made from human hair, bound and knotted

JW Lindo collection
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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1935
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Bundle of string made from a reed fibre, bound and knotted

Bundle of string made from a reed fibre, bound and knotted

JW Lindo collection
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Kaparlgoo, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Hair string on bark

Hair string on bark

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Derby, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Spun human hair

Spun human hair

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Ball of two-ply wombat fur string, mounted in a wooden box frame, on a green background

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Hair string sample

Ron Bell collection
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Long length of string, wound with coloured and white feather...

Aboriginal Art Gallery 26/09/1973 collection
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Hair string sample

Ron Bell collection
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Stan Mitchell collection
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Twirled string with interspersed bird feathers

Twirled string with interspersed bird feathers

Bruce Wright collection
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Ball of two-ply human hair and plant string, pigmented red, and mounted in a wooden box frame on a green background

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Ball of two-ply human hair string, mounted in a wooden box frame, on a green background

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Dr Robert Wishart collection
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