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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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Rosette-shaped cream coloured fabric tatting

Rosette-shaped cream coloured fabric tatting

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Length of linen tape

Length of linen tape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Fabric

Fabric

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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White voile-like rectangle decorated with white embroidered flowers and drawn threadwork

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Magdalena Bognar collection
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Mrs Magdalena Bognar
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Assorted pieces of fabric garment attachments

Assorted pieces of fabric garment attachments

Hilda Creager collection no. 2
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Mrs Jocelyn H. Brown
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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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Hand-painted textile by Angkuna, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted textile by Angkuna, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kein
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Cotton batik scarf by Tjulyata Kulyuru, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik scarf by Tjulyata Kulyuru, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjulyata Kulyuru
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1971
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Tatting rosette in progress

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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1934
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Cotton batik off-cut by Yilpi Marks, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik off-cut by Yilpi Marks, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yilpi Michael
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1971
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Silk batik off-cut by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Silk batik off-cut by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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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 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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Yogjakarta, Java, Indonesia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1975
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Cotton batik sample by an unknown child, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik sample by an unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1971
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Embroidery

Embroidery

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Silk batik scarf by Tjunkaya Tapaya, about 1972-3, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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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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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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Piece of tulle

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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 textile by Desmond Kenta, a child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Desmond
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1971
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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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Piece of yellow fabric

Piece of yellow fabric

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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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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Black and white gingham blouse pieces

Black and white gingham blouse pieces

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Embroidered hankerchief

Embroidered hankerchief

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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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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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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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Weaving

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkaliya Brumby
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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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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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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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Batik textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Wool woven band with a pig charm

Wool woven band with a pig charm

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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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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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cotton batik sample by Joyce (child), Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Joyce
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1971
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Cotton batik textile length by Tjunkaya Tapaya, mid 1980s, Ernabella SA

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Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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1980
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Cotton batik fabric length by Nungalka Stanley, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1971
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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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Cross stitched embroidery

Cross stitched embroidery

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 textile by Langaliki De Rose, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Langaliki de Rose
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1971
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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 silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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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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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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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Cotton batik sample by Pantjiti Tjiyangu McKenzie, a school ...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Pantjiti T. McKenzie
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1971
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Two pieces of beige fabric with a floral pattern

Two pieces of beige fabric with a floral pattern

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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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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Cotton batik length by Makinti Minutjukurr, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Makinti Minutjukur
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1971
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Cotton batik fabric length by Nungalka Stanley, Ernabella SA

Cotton batik fabric length by Nungalka Stanley, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjariya (. Stanley
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1971
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Cotton batik textile by Yilpi Marks, about 1986, Ernabella S...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Yilpi Michael
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1986
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Cotton batik fabric length

Cotton batik fabric length

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Payula Jack
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1971
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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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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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