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Item 20465

Title: Home Clarion stove, Bangor, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Littleton; Bangor

Media: cast iron, nickle

Item 10221

Title: Wallpaper Fragment, ca. 1795

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1795

Location: Thomaston; Boston

Media: paper

Item 10098

Title: Henry Knox wardrobe, Thomaston, ca. 1790

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: 1790

Location: Thomaston

Media: Mahogany primary, pine and cedar seconday woods

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Exhibit

Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

Exhibit

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.