Overall: 8 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. ( 22.5 x 21 cm )
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with blue and brown silk floss; horizontal rows of alphabets and numbers on upper two-thirds separated by rows of design, inscription across bottom third; cross stitched.
Gift of Edith D. Blaisdell
embroidered: bottom, in blue floss: "Thomas C Fanning. / 24 Prospect St. / Brooklyn Feb. 1851."
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