Trekkie Margery Tulip Ritchie Parsons (Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 1902 - Lewes 1995)
A painted ply and softwood cupboard, painted by Trekkie Parsons (1902-1995), circa 1950. The door having two panels, the upper decorated with a turquoise female head in profile, the lower having a turquoise male head in profile, both framed with hatched oval panels and geometric borders. The left-hand side panel painted with an African woman, her hips and legs draped with a white sheet, standing on three books, above an oval panel painted with the initials "L.S.W." (Leonard Sidney Woolf) all in a hatched geometric frame. The stiles and simple moulded cornice painted white.
Formerly the property of Leonard and Virginia Wolf who purchased Monk's House in 1919.
Makers and roles
Trekkie Margery Tulip Ritchie Parsons (Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 1902 - Lewes 1995) , artist