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Jean Harris peace quilt square, Damariscotta, 1985

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Jean Harris peace quilt square, Damariscotta, 1985

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Jean Harris of Damariscotta created this quilt section, one of hundreds created for a political rally and based on the question, “what can I not bear to think of as lost forever in a nuclear war?”

Harris' quilt features seed packets and the words, "A Garden is a Lovesome Thing God Wot! Sow in Peace."

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  • Title: Jean Harris peace quilt square, Damariscotta, 1985
  • Creator: Harris, Jean
  • Creation Date: 1985
  • Subject Date: 1985
  • Town: Damariscotta
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Cotton
  • Local Code: 1990.261.157
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
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(207) 774-1822
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Harris, Jean--Associated objects
Sewing
Peace
Quilts--Maine

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Folk art

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