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Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2005

Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Yilpi Adamson, 2...

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

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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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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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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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Tiwi Island screen printed wall hanging depicting crocodiles

Tiwi Island screen printed wall hanging depicting crocodiles

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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Fabric from Ernabella

Fabric from Ernabella

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Woven rectangular bead mat

Woven rectangular bead mat

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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Batik textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Two bird batik

Two bird batik

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 featuring swirls dots and wavy lines of orange outlined with red on a dark red background

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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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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Woollen wall hanging

Woollen wall hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Millinery box with textiles

Millinery box with textiles

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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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Fabric

Fabric

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Parachute silk

Parachute silk

Parsons collection
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Batik cotton textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Green patterned silky fabric

EV Llewellyn collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mrs Ruth Llewellyn
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Printed material by Bronwyn Bancroft

Printed material by Bronwyn Bancroft

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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Bronwyn Bancroft
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1989
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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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Wall hanging print depicting a snake and two birds, 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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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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Screen print featuring a black and gold snake design

Workshop Arts Centre collection no. 2
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Piece of tulle

Springfield - Faithfull Family 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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Raiki wara - untitled batik silk textile by Atipalku Intjalki

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Atipalku Intjalki
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Orange and brown silk batik

Orange and brown silk batik

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 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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Wall hanging with shell motifs

Wall hanging with shell motifs

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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Piece of tulle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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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 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 entitled 'Yam Dreaming', by Yilpi Michael

Batik silk textile entitled 'Yam Dreaming', by Yilpi Michael

Central Australian Batik collection
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Yilpi Michael
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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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Silk batik by Tjulyata Tjilya

Silk batik by Tjulyata Tjilya

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Tjulyata Tjilya
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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Anna Curley
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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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Batik silk textile entitled 'My Land of Dreams', by Yilpi Michael

Batik silk textile entitled 'My Land of Dreams', by Yilpi Mi...

Central Australian Batik collection
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Yilpi Michael
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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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Embroidery

Embroidery

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Silk batik by Janie Pitjara

Silk batik by Janie Pitjara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Janie Pitjara
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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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Yellow woollen fringe from a rug

Yellow woollen fringe from a rug

Woodleigh Shorthorn Stud collection
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wall hanging print depicting a crocodile, 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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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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Lace and fabric flowers in box

Lace and fabric flowers in box

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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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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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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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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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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