Paper, wool, silk
Overall: 1/8 x 5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 0.3 x 13.3 x 7.3 cm )
Perforated paper embroidered bookmark, with various colors of wool and silk floss; motto throughout the center.
embroidered: throughout center: "Be ye strong / therefore and / let not your hands / be weak for your works / shall be rewarded." handwritten: on note attached to bookmark: "Except this from Mary J. Curtis, to her / Benefacetrer (sic) M. Hastings."
A note found with the bookmark has a poem entitled "Christian Friendship," and indicates that it was a gift from Mary J. Curtis to M. Hastings.
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