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Item 73934

Title: Replica Glass Wampum

Contributed by: Museums of Old York

Media: white and blue glass, leather

Item 14417

Title: Cake Basket, probably Micmac, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Abbe Museum

Date: circa 1870

Media: maple?

Item 9794

Title: Queen Anne Style House, Sanford, Circa 1910

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1910

Location: Sanford

Media: Photograph

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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.