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Musical Instruments Musical Instruments
Drums, violins, fifes, and other instruments made or used by Mainers
Stoneware Stoneware
Wares produced by potteries in Portland, Gardiner, and Bangor
Glass Glass
Glass made or used in Maine from the 17th century through the 20th century
Decoys Decoys
Working and decorative waterfowl decoys made or used in Maine
Clocks and Watches Clocks and Watches
Watches; mantel, wall, and case clocks
Clothing Clothing
Civilian, military, and Native American clothing
Fishing Fishing
Rods, lures, and nets
Furniture Furniture
Examples of Maine's rich furniture-making heritage
Hooked Rugs Hooked Rugs
Examples of rugs made from pre-printed patterns manufactured and sold by E.S. Frost of Biddeford, Maine
Kitchen Utensils Kitchen Utensils
Ordinary and not so ordinary tools from the kitchen
Lamps and Lanterns Lamps and Lanterns
Lighting the way from the 18th to the 20th century
Medical Devices Medical Devices
Traditional, non-traditional, and professional medical devices
Personal Items Personal Items
Items for personal, everyday, or dress up use
Quilts Quilts
Maine quilts from the 1790s to the 1990s
Redware Redware
Distinctive, traditional pottery produced by Maine potters
Samplers Samplers
Early folk art by young Maine women
Toys Toys
Cherished playthings of children from earlier times
Flags Flags
Military, civilian, and government flags
Spruce Gum Boxes Spruce Gum Boxes
Folk art boxes to protect treasures or store spruce gum
Malaga Island Malaga Island
Archaeological material recovered from several Malaga Island excavations
Stanton Bird Collection Stanton Bird Collection
A small subset of the bird mounts from the Stanton Collection