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Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Basket made by Kumpaya Girgaba

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Kumpaya Girgaba
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Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Woven cane basket for baby weighing scales

Torrens Island Quarantine Station collection
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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Woven basket

Woven basket

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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Conical plant-fibre basket

Conical plant-fibre basket

J Davidson collection no. 1
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Djibolbol, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Wambalmana
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1984
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'Yolla basket' made from white flag iris and yolla feathers by Vicki Matson-Green

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Vicki Matson-Green
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Square plant fibre basket

Square plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1987
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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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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Coiled basket titled 'Karadi' made from natural fibres, cloth and plastic strips, titled 'Recycled'

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Lennah Newson collection no. 2
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Lennah Newson
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2002
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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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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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Basket made from palm tree leaf

Basket made from palm tree leaf

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 12/06/1973 collection
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Michael Ngulabija
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1973
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Woven plant fibre basket

Woven plant fibre basket

W Bateman collection
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Woven fibre basket from Wenlock River area, Queensland

Edmund Milne collection
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Wenlock River, Queensland, Australia
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Not provided
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1931
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Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Tjanpi feather basket made by Lala West

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council collec...
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Lala West
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1995
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Bicornual basket

Bicornual basket

Muralambeen Bicornual Basket collection
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Basket made by Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu

Basket made by Ngamayu Ngamaru Bidu

Canning Stock Route Collection no.2
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Ngamaru Bidu
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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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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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Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Woven plant fibre basket, with bands of fabric and feathers

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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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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Basket

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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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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Reverend and Mrs Fenn collection no. 2
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Woven basket made from sedge grass

Woven basket made from sedge grass

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies - Australian National Un...
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Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Milngurr
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1984
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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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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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Basket

Basket

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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1916
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Wicker fishing basket

Wicker fishing basket

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Frank Hurley
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Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Fibre basket by Janice Nixon, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Janice Nixon
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2008
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Basket made from white flag iris and king maireener shells, by Patsy Cameron

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Tayenebe collection
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Conical basket

Conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Banibani
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1966
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Wire basket

Wire basket

Thompson Family collection
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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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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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Conical basket

Conical basket

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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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Fibre basket by Lily Long, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Lily Long
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2008
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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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Galarama
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1987
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Basket woven from palm fronds

Basket woven from palm fronds

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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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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Basket made from red grass, by Fiona Maher

Basket made from red grass, by Fiona Maher

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Fiona Maher
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String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nichols

String bag made from unknown fibre, by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Conical woven plant fibre basket

Conical woven plant fibre basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 23/12/1974 collection
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Gadji, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Banibani
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1974
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Split cane circular basket

Split cane circular basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

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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Cylindrical basket

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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Waatyl grass basket (punya)

Waatyl grass basket (punya)

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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Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Jabal Centre collection
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Odette O'Neill collection
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Mr Victor L. Stiskin
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1938
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Connections by Lennah Newson, 2002

Connections by Lennah Newson, 2002

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Lennah Newson collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Lennah Newson
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2002
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Basket made from white flag iris fibre by Colleen Mundy

Basket made from white flag iris fibre by Colleen Mundy

Tayenebe collection
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Colleen Mundy
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Basket made from twined bull rush

Basket made from twined bull rush

Jabal Centre collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Pukamani bark basket

Pukamani bark basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Lina Tipungwuti
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