1. Creator/Author:
  2. Ramon Vilar (1)

Cloth Portrait of Lincoln

Creator:
Ramon Vilar
Location:
Ashtabula, Ohio?
Origin Date:
1900-1950
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 9 in
Item ID:
71.2009.081.0859
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Fine Art

Description

This embroidered cloth features a detailed, stylized, head and shoulders portrait of President Abraham Lincoln done from a photograph taken of him on November 8, 1863, in Washington, D. C. A patriotic eagle rests on a shield and two American flags beneath the portrait. The artist's signature with the number 936 penned in ink are just below the flag on the viewer's right. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum