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Item 13684

Twine Mill, West Kennebunk, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Kennebunk Free Library

Date: circa 1880

Location: West Kennebunk

Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 14551

Twine used in sailmaking, ca. 1990

Courtesy of Gambell and Hunter Sailmakers, an individual partner

Date: circa 1990

Location: Camden

Media: Cotton

Item 7718

Laurents Hansen

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Portland

Media: Photoprint

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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 Page

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Catch of the Day: Clamming and Lobstering - Page 4 of 4

… used greased window weights attached to twine to do this. Fishermen also used visual signs to note where to put a string of traps.

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Tapestry, Seine Twine and Burlesque

by Barbara Burns

My work as a tapestry artist and dancer in Maine.


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast