Zylonite shirt insert, ca. 1887

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The zylonite shirt insert allowed men to wear most of their shirts repeatedly, with a new, fresh front. It was invented by Zebulon Harmon of Portland and David Bragdon of West Durham.

View/Add Comments

About This Item

  • Title: Zylonite shirt insert, ca. 1887
  • Creator: Harmon, Zebulon
  • Creation Date: circa 1887
  • Subject Date: circa 1887
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cellulose nitrate plastic
  • Local Code: A86-190-1
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.