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Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra until 1965

Cane grocery basket used at a J B Youngs store in Canberra u...

Peter Duff collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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J B Youngs Pty Ltd
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1920
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Hand made basket woven from sedge grasses and feathers, made by Carol Horton

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Carol Horton collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Carol Horton
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Split cane basket

Split cane basket

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Coranderrk, Victoria, Australia
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Pandanus fibre conical basket

Pandanus fibre conical basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 02/09/1974 collection
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Manggalod, Northern Territory, Australia
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Alice Gundaburrburr
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1974
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Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Basket made from stitched bull kelp

Jabal Centre collection
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Baskets
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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1996
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Woven grass basket made by Maria Anning

Woven grass basket made by Maria Anning

Maria Anning collection
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Baskets
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Ravenshoe, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Maria Anning
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1995
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Cylindrical basket

Cylindrical basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, 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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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Flat woven basket

Flat woven basket

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Baskets
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Buka Island, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Victor Carell
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1955
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Basket woven from palm fronds

Basket woven from palm fronds

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Baskets
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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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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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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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Baskets
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Tasmania, Australia
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Ms Muriel Maynard
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Pandanus and lawyer cane coil basket

Pandanus and lawyer cane coil basket

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Margaret Temple
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1960
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Vertical woven split-cane basket

Vertical woven split-cane basket

Dr Gerald Holt collection no. 1
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Baskets
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Northern Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Fibre basket by Thelma Judson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Thelma Judson
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2008
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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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Woven basket

Woven basket

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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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Baskets
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Warburton Range, Western Australia, Australia
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Lala West
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1995
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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

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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Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Bicornual [bicornuate] basket

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Northern Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Dr Robert M. Wishart
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Pigmented conical basket

Pigmented conical basket

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 3
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mary Melmaura
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1966
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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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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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Wiluna, Western Australia, Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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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 decorated with shells

Basket decorated with shells

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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Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Large white flag iris basket made by Patsy Cameron

Tayenebe collection
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Baskets
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Aunty Patsy Cameron
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Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

Lawyer cane and pandanus coiled basket

Lockhart River Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre collection
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Baskets
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Lockhart River, Queensland, Australia
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Dorothy Short
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2001
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Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Fibre basket by Rosie Williams, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Baskets
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Rosie Williams
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2008
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Woven fibre basket

Woven fibre basket

Dr Wolfgang Laade collection
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Baskets
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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Professor Ronald Berndt collection
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Baskets
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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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Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented, deep cylindrical fibre basket

University of Sydney collection
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Baskets
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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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Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Kelp basket by Vicki West, 2003

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Vicki West collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Vicki West
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Woven fibre basket

Woven fibre basket

Professor WEH Stanner collection no. 1
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Woven basket base made from matt rush in bound coil formation

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Tooloyn Koortakay collection
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East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
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Vicki Couzens
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2002
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Coiled basket

Coiled basket

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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Baskets
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Maningrida, West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Melba Gunjarwanga
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1990
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Basket

Basket

Papuan Official collection
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Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Sir John Hubert P. Murray
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1915
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Plant fibre basket

Plant fibre basket

Enid Bowden collection
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Baskets
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Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Walaginy
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1977
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Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Pigmented cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Baskets
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1926
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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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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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Pigmented cylindrical basket

Pigmented cylindrical basket

American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Baskets
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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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Cylindrical fibre basket

Cylindrical fibre basket

Dr William Warner collection
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Black palm basket by Wilma Walker

Black palm basket by Wilma Walker

Yalga Binbi Institute collection
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Baskets
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North Queensland, Queensland, Australia
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Wilma Walker
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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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Round woven spinifex basket with five discs with pink centres at rim, by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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2006
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Fibre basket with strands of fabric

Fibre basket with strands of fabric

University of Sydney collection
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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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Oval woven fibre basket

Oval woven fibre basket

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Ursula H. McConnel
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1930
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Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Kelp basket, made by Verna Nichols

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Verna Nichols collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Verna Nichols
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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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Circular pandanus fibre basket

Circular pandanus fibre basket

Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies collection
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Mangallod, Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Rose Maiyalbi
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1974
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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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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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Oval coconut leaf basket

Oval coconut leaf basket

Asou Omey collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Asou Omey
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1991
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Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Fibre basket by Dadda Samson, 2008

Canning Stock Route collection
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Canning Stock Route, , Australia
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Dadda Samson
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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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Vertical basket woven with rush

Vertical basket woven with rush

JW Lindo collection
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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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