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The shoulder patch is an Abraham Lincoln Council (Boy Scouts of America) item that features several Lincoln-related images. At its center, an embroidered bust portrait of Abraham Lincoln is depicted. To the right of the portrait, an embroidered image of Lincoln's Springfield Home is pictured; to the left of the portrait is an embroidered image of a brown unidentified building. The Boy Scouts of America insignia is also featured. The patch is embroidered in hues of blue, green, brown, white, red, and black.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

2 X 5 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: ABRAHAM LINCOLN COUNCIL / CENTRAL ILLINOIS

Creation Location

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

Work Type

embroidery (visual work)

Class

textiles

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

7058

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.

Abraham Lincoln Council Shoulder Patch

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