Orange Brown (Oak Bark) embroidery thread/weaving yarn
Plant dyed embroidery thread/weaving yarn
dyed in alder (Alnus glutinosa) bark
20 m in one skein
very strong (dedicated weaving yarn)
This thread was dyed with bark of oak. Bark of trees contain tannins, what makes them excellent dystuffs, providing effective and lightfasting colours. It was used for dyeing from centuries. Traces of oak bark dyeing were found e.g. on textiles from Medieval Novgorod.