Silk embroidered memorial by ADELINE A. GREENLEAF
Boston, Massachusetts c. 1810
In Memory of/ Mrs. Sarah Greenleaf/ ob May 14 1808 Aged 28/ Weep not ye dear surviveing/ Friends/ For all her pains
and forrows ends/ She foars where joys celestial are/ To reap an endlefs harveft there/ done be Adeline A. Greenleaf
at/ Miss Fields School AE 11/ Boston
Although Adeline is yet to be identified, she is most likely the girl on the far right. It was common to picture
the family dressed in black mourning at the monument in memorial pictures. Miss Field's was teaching the use of
'f' to replace 's' when 's' was other than the last letter of a word.
Silk, ink, and paint of linen; 15 ¾" x 17 ¾" sight size.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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