American Needlework Treasures: Samplers and Silk Embroideries from the Collection of Betty Ring (p. 24, fig. 36);
Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee, illustrated p. 74, fig. 16.
Rebecca's sampler belongs to a group known as the "frolicking people" samplers of Newport, a form that was fully developed by 1769 and continued into the nineteenth century. For more about Rhode Island samplers, see Betty Ring, Let Virtue Be a Guide to Thee, illustrated p. 74, fig. 16.
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