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Unpacking the Past: Fashions from the Maine Historical Society Collection
*MHS and NORTHERN THREADS CELEBRATING 200 YEARS*

Recorded on March 22, 2022

There exists a broader myth that the people in Maine historically did not have access to, or care about fashion, but the collections at Maine Historical Society tell a different story. Watch and listen to dress historian Jacqueline Field for a re-examination and up-close look at MHS' permanent collection and the pieces featured in Northern Threads: Two Centuries of Dress at Maine Historical Society.