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Peace quilt section, 1985

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Peace quilt section, 1985

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One of a collection of quilt squares created for a political rally to bring awareness to concerns about nuclear arms.

Several hundred people made squares for the quilt based on the question, “what can I not bear to think of as lost forever in a nuclear war?”

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  • Title: Peace quilt section, 1985
  • Creation Date: 1985
  • Subject Date: 1985
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cotton
  • Local Code: 1990.261.44
  • 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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LC Subject Headings

Quilts--Maine
Peace
Sewing

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Folk art

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