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Item 80731

Title: Band box basket, Penobscot, ca. 1850

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: circa 1850

Media: ash splints, indigo dye

Item 80733

Title: Egg Basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: circa 1900

Media: ash splints, sweetgrass, dye

Item 80734

Title: Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Media: ash splints, sweetgrass, dye

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Exhibit

Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Site

Jewelry Box

Abbe Museum

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.