1842 Sampler by Mary Ann Ryder. Framed in a wood frame with glass. Fixed to wood backing. The sampler is worked in a cotton-like thread, on a canvas ground. Cross stitch and Algerian eye. Meandering strawberry border and divider lines in various patterns. Colours green, cream, gold, blues and black. Alphabets A-Z in upper case and lower case and numbers 1-15 Verse reads, ‘Time future is not, and may never be:>Time present is the only time for me.’. Signed and dated ‘MARY ANN, RYDER. 1842’. A couple of fruit basket motifs.