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Item 80750

Title: Miniature camp scene, Wabanaki, early 20th century

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Media: Ash splints, sweetgrass, dye

Item 6888

Title: Miniature of Margaret Stetson

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1820

Media: Watercolor on paper

Item 1288

Title: Miniature portrait of Persis Sibley Andrews and daughter, 1844

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1844

Location: Dixfield

Media: watercolor on ivory

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Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.