A special edition silk and gold work needlework kit, designed by the Australian designer Alison Cole for Lady Anne’s Needlework. The design is a replicated section of a panel from an early 17thC gentleman’s nightcap, which can be found in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trusts Collection, who have given their kind permission to use as inspiration for this kit. The design is worked in silver and gold passing and pure silk thread on linen twill fabric. This beautiful kit is supplied in a sturdy box and contains all threads, needles and fully illustrated and detailed instructions to complete the piece, the design is screen printed onto the fabric ready for stitching, finishing instructions are included but not the materials required.
Design size is 9.5 x 8.7 cms/4 x 3.5 inches, the linen size is 35 x 35 cms/13.5 x 13.5 inches.