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Collar made by Persis Sibley, ca. 1840

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This collar was made by Persis Sibley (1813-1891), who grew up in Freedom. This collar is just one example of Sibley's sewing skill. Before her marriage to Charles Andrews in 1842, she also taught school and was an avid student.

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  • Title: Collar made by Persis Sibley, ca. 1840
  • Creator: Sibley, Persis
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • Town: Freedom
  • County: Waldo
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cotton
  • Dimensions (cm): 18 x 50
  • Local Code: 271*f-2
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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