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Maine State Museum, Artifact
Trade silver brooch; it is round, with scalloped edges. The interior is pierced with semicircles inside the scallops, followed by small pointed ovals and V shapes. The center has a round opening, over which is looped a pointed pin which fastened through cloth pushed through the opening. In addition to the piercing, the brooch is decorated with small stamped circles and hash marks.
Made by Canadian silversmiths for use and wear by Maine/Maritime Province Indians. Tag says "Hudson Bay Co".
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