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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.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

14 7/8 X 12 7/8 inches (frame)

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidering

Inscription

recto: All that I am / or hope to be / I owe to my / Mother / abe lincoln

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.

ID

7050

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.

All That I Am or Hope To Be I Owe to My Mother, Abraham Lincoln Quotation

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