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Description

The round patch is a commemorative item for the sesquicentennial anniversary of the state of Illinois. It features an embroidered image of the state in red on top of a white I-shaped background. White text surrounds the image on a blue background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1968

Measurement

2 7/8 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: 1818 ILLINOIS 1968 / SESQUICENTENNIAL

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

3589

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.

Illinois Sesquicentennial Commemorative Patch, 1818-1968

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