Collected leaves from Sumac trees, separated into those that were mostly still green, and those that had mostly changed colors. Also stripped the bark from the trees. Dyed wool, with alum.

Samples 0-8, in order:
  • 0 Undyed wool
  • 1 Wool in alum-water, green leaves, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Wool in alum-water, turned leaves, about 1 hour.
  • 3 Wool in bath 1, added vinegar, overnight steep.
  • 4 Wool in bath 2, added vinegar, overnight steep.
  • 5 Wool in Bath 3, added iron-rich mud, 1 hour
  • 6 Wool in alum-water, stripped bark, about 1 hour
  • 7 Bath 5, added more vinegar, overnight steep.
  • 8 Bath 6, added vinegar, overnight steep.