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A sampler by Maria Franca, dated 1823, worked in coloured silks on a linen ground, with painted paper details, with a depiction of a statue of the Virgin Mary, N S Del Pilar, in a niche, an angel bearing a candle on either side, the lower section embroidered Lo Hizo Maria Franca Guillen Zaragoza En 1823--14½ x 10¼in. (37 x 26cm.), framed and glazed; and an angel motif, embroidered in coloured silks and couched in metal thread, reapplied on crimson velvet, possibly 17th century, from an ecclesiastical vestment (2)

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A sampler by Maria Franca, dated 1823, worked in coloured silks on a linen ground, with painted paper details, with a depiction of a statue of the Virgin Mary, N S Del Pilar, in a niche, an angel bearing a candle on either side, the lower section embroidered Lo Hizo Maria Franca Guillen Zaragoza En 1823--14½ x 10¼in. (37 x 26cm.), framed and glazed; and an angel motif, embroidered in coloured silks and couched in metal thread, reapplied on crimson velvet, possibly 17th century, from an ecclesiastical vestment (2)
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Please note that the re-applied angel panel in this lot is probably 16th century
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