Overall: 8 1/2 x 8 in. ( 21.6 x 20.3 cm )
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with various colors of silk thread; horizontal rows of alphabets separated by rows of designs, inscription and floral design at bottom, straight borders on all sides; cross stitched.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge and daughters
embroidered: near bottom in pink floss: "Cornelia Remsen / Worked this in the 6 Year of her / Age"
Cornelia Remsen, daughter of Hendrik Remsen and Cornelia Dickenzon, was christened at the Dutch Reformed Church in New York City in 1769.
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