Overall: 23 1/8 x 25 7/8 in. ( 58.7 x 65.7 cm )
embroidered: left of central design, blue floss: "AVE MARIA / PURISIMA [Hail Mary the Purest]"
embroidered: right of central design, yellow and blue floss: "LEIZO / ANA AS / ENSIO / ANODE / 1791 [Ana Asensio made it in the year 1791]"
Nearly square linen sampler worked in various colors of silk floss; thick border of several rows of geometric patters on all side, various geometric designs in the center; stitches include cross, satin, back stitch, straight, eyelet.
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
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