An early 19thC monochrome hand stitched oval needle work silk Picture, depicting boys playing Battledore and Shuttlecock, or 'Volant', in a parkland setting, signed in ink 'P.B.', the reverse with original inscription, "Mrs Parsons, Stuart Lodge, Malvern Wells, needle painting worked by Blenman..etc.", the silk piece: 4¾in x 5¾in (12cm x 14.5cm) yellowed, in early 20thC oval frame.
Note: Battledore and Shuttlecock, also known as 'Volant', was a game popular in the 18thC and was the fore-runner to Badminton.
Provenance: from The Pamela Schneider Collection; Mrs. Schneider was a well known jewellery dealer in the Bath Antiques Market from 1960s to 1990s, this is from her personal collection.
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