Rachel has been commissioned to create a series of bronze Pilgrim Woman sculptures as part of the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower sailing.
Pilgrim Woman: Gainsborough stands by the waters edge of the River Trent in Gainsborough, measuring 50cm tall she sits upon a plinth of local stone which reads ‘Steering our future, Informed by the past’.
Pilgrim Woman: Doncaster stands an impressive 200cm tall and features the decorative woven panel by Rachel Carter on her Kirtle and the weavings of 42 local women decorating her skirt.
Pilgrim Woman: Boston has been recently commissioned inspired by the story of families arrested and held in Boston jail in the early 17th century. To be unveiled Nov 2021 at the Collection Museum, Lincolnshire before being installed in Boston in Spring 2022.
For more information visit https://www.rachelcarter.co.uk/