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Skirt

The strands of this kilt swirl gracefully when the wearer moves. The Maori prepare the flax fibre using a scraper such as a mussel shell and sometimes it is dyed....

Elizabeth Flaye

Elizabeth Flaye (1587-1673) was one of Exeter’s prominent citizen’s. Her husband, Thomas was an apothecary and alderman. The couple founded six almshouses in Goldsmith Street whose site now lies within...

Drinking jug

This jug was excavated from a rubbish pit in Exeter. It is decorated with oak branches with leaves and acorns. Jugs like these were mass produced in Germany, and are...

Penny of Harold I

This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. The collection contains examples of coins minted in the Devon burgh towns...

Penny of Harold I

This coin was minted in Exeter during the reign of King Harold I by the moneyer Edmaer. Harold I was also called Harold Harefoot because of his skill at hunting....

Penny of Harthacnut

This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. The collection contains examples of coins minted in the Devon burgh towns...

Wooden spade

Wooden tools would have been common items in medieval Exeter, but rarely survive being buried in the ground. This spade blade is an unusual survival, and was found in a...

Camel cloth

“A woven patterned cloth used to decorate the cushions attached to the wooden camel saddle tree. This was made in the environs of Ibri in Oman.” length (excl tassles) 1040mm x...

Belt

This belt was found during excavations in Exeter. It is in two pieces and has been broken through use but also deliberately cut. This suggests it may have been waste...