Overall: 12 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. ( 31.1 x 26 cm )
embroidered: on right side, within alphabet work, in blue floss: "New York 1810 / Fair Street July 31st"
embroidered: bottom section, in blue floss: "Joanna DePeyster CooPer / 14 Years of Age"
Vertical rectangular linen darning sampler with various colors of silk floss; various darning stitches simulating woven patterns across top border in satin-stitched checkerboard, herringbone, twill and plain weave patterns; horizontal rows of five different patterned alphabets and numbers separated by rows of various stitches in center; inscription of date, place, name and age, "New York 1810 Fair Street July 31st Joanna De Peyster Cooper 14 years of age"; verse at bottom; stitches include cross, eyelet or queen's, satin and Maltese cross.
Gift of Johanna Kuypers Sluyter
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