Artifacts

Creator

Linda Salvino

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Creator Role

craftsperson

Description

The cross stitch work features hues of green, brown, blue, and black. To the far right, a vine with leaves are stitched. On the frame's verso, a 1972 Lincoln cent is glued. It is enclosed in a silver frame and bluish mat.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

2001-02-17

Measurement

6 5/16 X 8 1/4 inches (frame)

Materials and Techniques Display

cotton thread on cotton fabric mounted in glass and metal frame

Inscription

recto: I will do the best I can, the very best I know how, but I cannot succeed without your continued support. verso, handwritten: Best of wishes on your new venture. Elaine / Chief: It's been a trip!! Best wishes, Jean / Its [sic] been a pleasure working for you - I know you will do the "best." Linda. A 1973 Lincoln cent is adhered to the back.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

cross stitch

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

6985

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.

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