Frozen elderberries placed in warm water.
Cloth immersed in dye-bath for 48 hours, stirred occasionally. Alum was the mordant.
Hung to dry.
Left to right: Linen, silk shantung, silk organza and wool.
These photos are straight off the camera with no tweaking at all. Purplish-pinkish, with a watercolor effect on the linen and wool. I've ironed these, but haven't washed them. Don't know that I will, actually.