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Photograph album

The significance of this object lies in its history and the very fine nature of its carving. It would benefit from further details pertaining to the Prince of Wales’ tour...

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Jacket

The front of this indigo coloured jacket is waist length and the back is full length. The jacket has alternating yellow and red panelling down the front and along the...

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Painting

Pata-chitras, or paintings on cloth, belong to a very old tradition in the north-east of India and they depict a number of themes; this one depicts a scene from the...

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Boot

A pair of caribou skin boots with gut or sinew thread stitching that was made and collected in the 19th century.
The Inuit had two outfits of caribou skin, each...

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Boot

A pair of caribou skin boots with gut or sinew thread stitching that was made and collected in the 19th century.
The Inuit had two outfits of caribou skin, each...

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Robe

This is indeed a fine robe or choga, which was normally worn by a man of high status, it seems likely that it was acquired during the looting of Mughal...

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Tayukunchi

The high forest canopy is bursting with life and this apron possibly allowed initiated males to connect to the spiritual world through major celebrations. This apron would rattle and reflect...

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Skirt

Kente cloth is unique to Ghana and was historically worn by kings. The king was known as the asantehene and he controlled the production of the cloth. One can compare...

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Mask

Drama and theatrical performances have a long tradition in Nigeria. This head-dress was worn by dancers in a masquerade called Ekpo, which means ancestors. It is said that prior to...

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Book

Donated to the museum in 1933 by Exeter-resident Lieutenant-Colonel R.J. Saumarez.

Page 1: Utagawa Yoshitora (active c.1836 -1887)
Date: 1863
Publisher: Maruya Tetsujiro (Enjudo publishing house)
This depicts a scene at...

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