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Description

The embroidery piece features a needlepoint bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Just behind his portrait, a scroll featuring words from the Gettysburg Address is shown. An American flag also appears in the background. The work is enclosed in a Oxford frame (commonly known as a Currier & Ives frame).

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

8 X 10 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidering

Inscription

recto: four score / and seven / years ago / our fathers...

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

embroidery (visual work)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Related Source

See item # 2829 B.

ID

2829

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Gettysburg Address Commemorative Embroidered Artwork

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