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Julia Masci – Plant Basket # 2


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Handmade with 100% Canadian made cotton cord dyed using Cutch (Acacia Wood) to create a soft pink colour.

Sewn into shape using, pink thread and then wrapped with a few strips of hemp fabric dyed using Osage Orange wood with Iron. The fabric is woven throughout the basket adding more colour and texture.

Alum is used as a mordant to bind the colour to the fibers, making it more light and wash fast.

Ethically foraging local plants for dye, the artist experiments with plants and minerals to create unique, naturally dyed fabrics

Plant Basket is 7″ tall x 9″ across the rim. A 6″ plastic liner tray is provided in the bottom for your plant.


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