REBECCA MILLS LANING
Rebecca at aged 11 worked this charming antique needlework sampler with various Quaker motifs surrounding a central center hall house. The sampler is inscribed: Rebecca Mills Laning/ Worked in the eleventh/ year of her age , on the right under a pair of birds, An emblem/ Of love, on the left in a cartouche with 6 birds, Cage. At the top she worked several alphabets, a verse, and numbers all surrounded with flowers, vines and a rounded version of a saw-toothed border.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER