Overall: 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. ( 19 x 19 cm )
embroidered: top, brown floss: "For Colonel Henry Rutgers"
embroidered: bottom, brown floss: "Mary A Martin aged 12. / Female Association School."
Square sampler worked on plain weave linen with various colors of silk thread; inscriptions at top and bottom, verse in center, strawberry-vine border at left and right, fruit basket motifs in upper corners and vase of flower motifs at lower corners; cross and satin stitches.
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