lotus pod - 13”x70”
hand dyed using sumac, producing a burnt orange
printed pattern - lotus pod
about the dye plant -
The sumac was foraged from a local hiking area called the Greylock Glen. The plants themselves are a red-y pink, the extract begins that color, but begins to shift to a red-orange. After the silk rested, the color set to a burnt orange to brown depending on the lighting.