Osage orange is commonly used for natural dyeing a range of yellows, earthy golds, and some greens (with iron mordant). The wood, bark and roots are only used for dyeing. For this post, I pre-dyed my fabric in Osage orange dye bath and then bundled it with maple leaves that were lightly dipped in iron water. The results of the iron mordant from the maple leaves create a deep dark colors and looks stunning against the yellowish and russet gold background.
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