I Will Do the Best I can
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.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
6 5/16 X 8 1/4 inches (frame)
Materials and Techniques Display
cotton thread on cotton fabric mounted in glass and metal frame
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.
Cross-stitch; Textile crafts
souvenirs & novelties
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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