stage of manufacture (textileworking: yarn preparation & felting)

One square of mixed wools dyed with plants found in the Horniman Museum's dye garden (wool not necessarily from sheep at the Horniman). Dyes used as follows: yellow, Dahlia; blue, Indigo; orange/red, Madder; off-white, Olive; orange, Buckthorn; light blue, Indigo and Safflower mix; lemon yellow (pale), Safflower; pink, Madder; blue, Indigo; yellow, Marigold; orange, Madder; mint green, Scabious.

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