dated 1806, worked by Margaret, aged 19 (Brunswick, ME, 1806). Embroidered in blue and red silk on linen with two alphabets, above a lower register which reads: 'was born August th6/ 1787 worked this sampler/ 1806 Aged 19. May modesty/ and virtue my ways, and/ actions, grace tis this and th/is alone can ad (sic) true lustre/ to my face. Brunswick de/cember th6 margaret ...'. Framed. Height 15 x width 11 x depth 1 inch.
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