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 Post subject: How the Indians dyed their porcupine quills
PostPosted: Sat May 09, 2020 7:18 pm 
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So forth he went to a hemlock tree, and cut till he could gather
the inner pink bark, which, boiled with the quills, turned them a
dull pink; similarly, alder bark furnished rich orange, and
butternut bark a brown. Oak chips, with a few bits of iron in
the pot, dyed black

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