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Historical Items

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Item 105363

Leavitt family coat-dress, Eastport, ca. 1830

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1830 Location: Eastport Media: silk, cotton

Item 102229

Kimono inspired evening coat, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1920 Location: Yarmouth; Ridgewood Media: Silk velvet

Item 105660

Mary K. Scrimgeour's elaborate evening coat, Ontario, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1875 Location: Lewiston Media: silk

Online Exhibits

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Northern Threads: Two centuries of dress at Maine Historical

Organized by themed vignettes, Northern Threads shares stories about Maine people, while exploring how the clothing they wore reveals social, economic, and environmental histories. This re-examination of Maine Historical Society's permanent collection is an opportunity to consider the relevance of historic clothing in museums, the ebb and flow of fashion styles, and the complexities of diverse representation spanning 200 years of collecting.

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Northern Threads: Outerwear, Militia & Cadet uniforms

A themed vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 19th century outerwear, bonnets, militia and cadet uniforms.

Exhibit

Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.

Site Pages

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Historic Clothing Collection - Double breasted vinyl pea coat, ca. 1975 - Page 1 of 3

Double breasted vinyl pea coat, ca. 1975 Contributed by Maine Historical Society Description View additional information about this item…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1900-1930

Chinese Jacquard fur-lined coat, ca. 1925Maine Historical Society The collection's early twentieth century outerwear and coats also include a…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1800-1830

French-inspired silk coat, ca. 1800Maine Historical Society Zilpah Wadsworth Longfellow's spencer jacket, Portland, 1827Maine Historical…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Margaret Moxa's Blanket Coat
by Jennifer Neptune

A contemporary artwork in memory of Penobscots murdered for scalp bounties.

Story

My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology

Story

My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau

The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community