Millinery Trade Sign (SOLD)

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Minerva True's Store front, Patten, Maine

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Portrait of Minerva True

primitive painted trade sign primitive painted trade sign

primitive painted trade sign



Patten, Maine

c. 1875

White pine with original paint and lettering

Ht. 12 ½”, L. 80 ½"

Minerva True (1835-1902) was an unmarried woman in the logging town of Patten, Maine, where she started her millinery business (see photos).

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