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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.

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  • 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

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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