Overall: 16 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. ( 41.3 x 46.4 cm )
embroidered: center, pink floss: "Mary H. Ogden age"
Horizontal rectangular linen sampler (incomplete) with various colors silk floss; rows of alphabets across the top half separated by stitching; proverb across center; image of house at bottom with an alphabet left, indecipherable text right (stitched in same color as linen); surrounded by vine and flower design; stitched in cross stitch.
Gift of Miss Ella J. Sherwood
Mary Haines Ogden (Mrs. John Mead Sherwood, 1817-1879) ; to her daughter, Ella Julietta Sherwood (b. 1857), the donor.
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