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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 4 of 4

In the late 1880s, the bustle simplified in shape and disappeared by 1890. As fashions moved towards the next century, skirts lost the over layers…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 3 of 4

Some 1880s basques (seen in some of the collection's wedding dresses) are long, but not as long as the example just described, and sweep back over…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1920-1930 - Page 1 of 3

Initially discovered in the late 1880s, rayon is the product of a chemical process that converts cellulosic (plant) material into long filaments.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1890-1900 - Page 1 of 3

… industry became firmly established during the 1880s. By the 1890s a profusion of colored, affordable (but not cheap), American manufactured silk…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1870-1890 - Page 1 of 4

… which became well established in the 1880s. Many twist mills now switched to weaving broad silks, as did the Haskell Silk Company in 1883…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - "Representing every particular:" John Martin's Reflections, Illustrations, and Commentary - Page 2 of 2

… loans or mortgages on their home in the 1870s and 1880s, an indication of his financial instability.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Businesses and Cottage Industries

A real estate business was established during the 1880s and was known as the Islesboro Land and Improvement Company.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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