14. Jan, 2021

Results from Unknown Eucalyptus genus

The top row shows the samples post mordant but pre dying. The columns are wool, silk (both protein fibres) linen and cotton (cellulose fibres) . The row document what happened with a post dye dip in potions of Copper, ferrous sulphate solution, iron and aluminium. Some eco practitioners maintain that potions made directly from rusted metal contain the corrosive element that will continue to oxidize and eventually destroy the fabric so I have included both samplings. The right hand page shows details of the foliage, where it was sourced etc and a photocopy of the eucalypt leaf