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Item 6400

Title: Blanchard/Porter wedding quilt

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1850

Location: Cumberland Center

Media: Cotton, linen

Item 12331

Title: Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Labbe, Brunswick, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph, print

Item 10894

Title: German POW painting, Houlton, 1945

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1945

Location: Houlton

Media: oil painting

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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.