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Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, attributed to Nyukana 'Daisy' Baker, 1975

Batik practice piece showing design in progress on fabric, a...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Jogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Nungalka Stanley, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Nungalka Stanley, 200...

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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2005
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Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yilpi Adamson
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2005
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Length of linen tape

Length of linen tape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Sample of batting and textile pinned to paper

Sample of batting and textile pinned to paper

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2005
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Large square of off-cut of pink satin

Large square of off-cut of pink satin

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik on silk by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2005
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Raiki wara - untitled batik organza silk textile by Angkaliya Brumby (Purumpi), 1992

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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1992
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Fabric length by Peter Stripes, based on bark painting by Yangarriny Wunungmurra

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Vivien Johnson collection
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Batik silk textile entitled 'Bush Women's Dreaming', by Atipalku Intjalk

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Central Australian Batik collection
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Atipalku Intjalki
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Orange silk batik

Orange silk batik

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Silk batik by Rosie Kunoth

Silk batik by Rosie Kunoth

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Rosie K. Kunoth-Monks
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Machine made lace insertion

Machine made lace insertion

Bridge Family collection no. 6
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Costume & Textile Society
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Screen printed wall hanging

Screen printed wall hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Batik silk textile entitled 'Fire Dreaming', by Yilpi Michael

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Central Australian Batik collection
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Kunmanara Ken
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Batik cotton textile

Batik cotton textile

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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Wall hanging print depicting a kangaroo and three figures, designed by Naomi Mills

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Naomi Mills
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Wall hanging depicting three emus

Wall hanging depicting three emus

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Silk batik by Dorothy Kamara

Silk batik by Dorothy Kamara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Dorothy Kamara
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Broderie Anglais embroidered strip insertion

Broderie Anglais embroidered strip insertion

Bridge Family collection no. 6
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Costume & Textile Society
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Millinery box with textiles

Millinery box with textiles

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Batik silk textile

Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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Wall hanging print depicting a frog and a snake, designed by Naomi Mills

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Naomi Mills
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Screen print featuring a black and gold snake design

Workshop Arts Centre collection no. 2
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Embroidery

Embroidery

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Ernabella batik textile

Ernabella batik textile

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1954
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Batik cotton textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Raiki wara - Batik silk textile by Renita Stanley

Raiki wara - Batik silk textile by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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Tiwi screen printed wall hanging depicting fish and shells

Tiwi screen printed wall hanging depicting fish and shells

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Printed wall hanging brown snake with red and blue dots on black fabric

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Rosette-shaped cream coloured fabric tatting

Rosette-shaped cream coloured fabric tatting

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Black and red screen printed fabric

Black and red screen printed fabric

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Naomi Mills
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Batik textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Anna Curley
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Utopia, South Australia, Australia
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Jeannie Puua
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Triangular shaped off-cut of pink satin

Triangular shaped off-cut of pink satin

Beverly Silby collection
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Mrs Beverly Silby
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Platypus fabric

Platypus fabric

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Silk batik by Aileen Mbitjara

Silk batik by Aileen Mbitjara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Aileen Mbitjara
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Batik textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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Velvet wall hanging depicting a man's face

Velvet wall hanging depicting a man's face

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Batik practice piece made by [Kunmanara] Tapaya at Brahma Tirta Sari Batik Studio in Jogjakarta, 1997

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Jogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Kunmanara Tapaya
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1997
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Fabric from Ernabella

Fabric from Ernabella

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Batik textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yellow woollen fringe from a rug

Yellow woollen fringe from a rug

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Parachute silk

Parachute silk

Parsons collection
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Cream satin piece with floral embroidery and padded applique

Cream satin piece with floral embroidery and padded applique

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Batik with turtle and fish

Batik with turtle and fish

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Batik Wall Hanging

Batik Wall Hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Tatting rosette in progress

Gwyneth Ottrey collection
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Saint Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mrs Florence O. Ottrey
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Batik with snake and  blue concentric circle

Batik with snake and blue concentric circle

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Parachute silk

Parachute silk

Parsons collection
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Broderie Anglais embroidered strip insertion

Broderie Anglais embroidered strip insertion

Bridge Family collection no. 6
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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Australian Costume & Textile Society
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Lace and fabric flowers in box

Lace and fabric flowers in box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Painting on cotton featuring female figure, two birds, and sun with snake in centre

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Silk batik by Katie Ngwara

Silk batik by Katie Ngwara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Katie Ngwara
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Piece of tulle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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