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Item 6275

Donald Warren

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1895

Media: Photograph, photonegative

Item 11543

Blue silk dress, ca. 1870

Contributed by: On loan from Pejepscot Historical Society through Brick Store Museum

Date: circa 1870

Media: Silk

Item 11545

Brown print cotton dress, ca. 1830

Contributed by: On loan from the Pejepscot Historical Society through Brick Store Museum

Date: circa 1830

Media: Cotton

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One-piece pink faille dress, York, ca. 1835

The Mainspring of Fashion

The mainspring of fashion is the process whereby members of one class imitate the styles of another, who in turn are driven to ever new expedients of fashionable change.

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William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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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.