American (Massachusetts), 1816. A silk on linen sampler with a wide flower and leaf border, three alphabets, numbers, and the verse O may this name in heaven be writ / Which on this canvas I have set, below the signature Allethina Leland wrought this at / 12 years of age Southborough July 1 1816; 12 x 16.75 in. (sight), 13.5 x 18.25 in. (frame).
Allethina Leland was born in March 1804 in Holliston, Massachusetts, which is about 10 miles from Southborough.
Provenance:Purchased from Denise Scott Antiques, East Greenwich, Rhode Island, May 4, 2008. Property from the Americana Collections of Kenneth and Barbara Gruver, Germantown, OH
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