Antique Sampler, 1746, by Mary Knight. Framed in an old wood frame with rippled, old glass. Mounted over linen with wood and paper backing. The sampler is worked in a silk-like thread on linen ground, in cross stitch throughout. Elaborate diamonds border. Colours red, gold, blues and greens. Inscription entitled ‘Exodus Chapye xx’ reads ‘1> Have thou no other gods but me> 2> Before no idol bow thy knee> 3> Take not the name of God in vain> 4> Do not ye sabbath day profane> 5> Give both thy Parents honour due> 6> Take heed that thou no murder do> 7> Abstain from words and deeds> 8> unclean. Nor steal tho thou> art Poor and mean> 9> Make not A wilful lye nor love it> 01> What is thy neighbours dare> not covet’. Signed and dated ‘Mary Knight in ye eleventh year of her age: 1746’. A couple of crown motifs.