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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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Fabric

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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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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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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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Length of linen tape

Length of linen tape

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Embroidery

Embroidery

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Square predominantly orange embroidery piece featuring motifs from Galicia, Ukraine

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Marta Sybaczynsky collection no. 1
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Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss A Butchatsky
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1979
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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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1971
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lace and fabric flowers in box

Lace and fabric flowers in box

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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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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Unknown
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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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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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Cross stitched embroidery

Cross stitched embroidery

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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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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Cotton batik sample by Ingrid Taylor, a child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ingrid Taylor
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1971
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Cotton batik sample by Angkuna Kulyuru, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Angkuna Kulyuru
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1971
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Cotton webbing, string and cotton tape with metal eyelets

Cotton webbing, string and cotton tape with metal eyelets

Embroiderers' Guilds of Australia collection
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Screen printed wall hanging

Screen printed wall hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Woven rectangular bead mat

Woven rectangular bead mat

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 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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Silk batik by Janie Pitjara

Silk batik by Janie Pitjara

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Ms Janie Pitjara
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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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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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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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Printed wall hanging brown snake with red and blue dots on black fabric

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, 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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Tiwi screen printed wall hanging depicting fish and shells

Tiwi screen printed wall hanging depicting fish and shells

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wall hanging print depicting a kangaroo and three figures, designed by Naomi Mills

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Naomi Mills
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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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Screen print featuring a black and gold snake design

Workshop Arts Centre 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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Wall hanging print depicting a crocodile, designed by Naomi Mills

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Naomi Mills
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Linen fabric

Linen fabric

Olga Riet collection
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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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

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Cotton batik length by Makinti Minutjukurr, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Makinti Minutjukur
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1971
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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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Wool woven band

Wool woven band

Susan and Andrew Gibson collection
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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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1925
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Woollen wall hanging

Woollen wall hanging

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Silk batik by Rosie Kunoth

Silk batik by Rosie Kunoth

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Rosie K. Kunoth-Monks
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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) collecti...
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Naomi Mills
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Cotton batik scarf by Ingrid Taylor, a child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ingrid Taylor
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1971
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Batik fine wool textile by Gloria Ngale

Utopia collection no. 2
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Gloria Ngale
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Orange silk batik

Orange silk batik

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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Two bird batik

Two bird batik

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Cotton batik sample by Atipalku Intjalki, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Atipalku Intjalki
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1971
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Cotton batik scarf by Joelene Jack, a child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Joelene Jack
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1971
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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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 textile by Valerie Dunn, a school student, Ernabella S...

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Valerie
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1971
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Batik silk textile

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Silk batik scarf by unknown artist, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Orange and brown silk batik

Orange and brown silk batik

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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