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Civil War 'lint,' ca. 1863

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Women in Maine, as elsewhere, collected "lint," scraps of linen and other cloth, to send to military hospitals during the war. Women made this piece at the Cumming House in Portland.

Other Information

  • Title: Civil War 'lint,' ca. 1863
  • Creation Date: circa 1863
  • Media: Linen
  • Local Code: TF13
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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

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