Redwork Rabbit Kit
This little rabbit is inspired by the design on an early 17th Century rework waistcoat, now part of the Victoria and Albert Museum’s textile collection in London. The original was a crewel work design was made in England in the 1630s. This rabbit is embroidered using natural cochineal-dyed fine red embroidery wool, as was the original.
Linen size: 9 x 8.5 inches, 22 x 21.5 cm
Design size: 3 x 2 inches, 7 x 6 cm
Stitches: Long and Short Buttonhole, Long and Short Satin, Crewel Stem, Seeding and Holbein.