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.

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About This Item

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

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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