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Contributed by: Nordica Memorial Association
Date: circa 1900
Media: wood, glass, metal
Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society
Date: circa 1860
Location: Presque Isle
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1800
Media: Gold and red coral
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.
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.
Correspondence between Elizabeth Wadsworth, her father Peleg Wadsworth and Martha Washington's secretary about the gift of a lock of George Washington's hair to Eliza.
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Ike Wilder didn’t sell just jewelry, but also electric shavers made by Schick, Remington, and Sunbeam.
… shop and then in 1865 became Guilford's first jewelry store and drug store later on. The building itself stood until 1954.
… was occupied by Harrison Piper, who had a jewelry store there for thirty years. Mr. Plumly was interested in lumbering and owned the mills at Cold…
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by Decontie and Brown
Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor
by Titi de Baccarat
My art is about being an immigrant in the US, my pain, fear, uncertainty, and hope for my future