Our Spell and 17'' long bat are both made of native pine and are based on period artwork.
For safety we have replaced the small hard Knurr (ball) of the original game with a small leather covered "lemon peel" style sewn ball.
The pink splash lustre decorated pitchers are made in the North East of England in the Newcastle and Sunderland area.
The silver lustre ware was produced mainly in Staffordshire and Yorkshire.
If a woman worked after marriage, her earnings also belonged to her husband.
The object of the players is to bat the shuttlecock from one to the other as many times as possible without allowing it to fall to the ground.
Battledore & Shuttlecock( or Jeu de Volantis ): is an outdoor game played since the earliest American Settlements.
It is an ancestor to both modern badminton and table tennis.
Vegetable dyes were made from flowers, herbs, bark, and roots.
As the 19th century progressed, advances in aniline dye manufacturing processes expanded the color palettes available, and beautifully pieced and appliqued quilts continued to be made, using the extra fabric choices available.