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The embroidered piece features a quotation attributed to Abraham Lincoln in hues of red and gray. The embroidery appears on a patchwork textile that features hues of cream, tan, and red as well as plaid, gingham, and striped patterns. It has been enclosed in a distressed beige-hued frame with glass front.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
14 7/8 X 12 7/8 inches (frame)
Materials and Techniques Display
recto: All that I am / or hope to be / I owe to my / Mother / abe lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Quotations
embroidery (visual work)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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