This is a vintage American Traditional Stencils Template that is made of solid brass. The number is MS-226 and are has the Chinese characters for Health. With this stencil you can emboss and stencil with it. The date on the brass stencil is 1999. On the back of the insert there is a date of 2002. This was made in China.
The solid brass stencil measures almost 2 1/2 inches by a little over 1 1/2 inches.
This is a new in the package stencil. Please see the photos for more detail.