The Old Glory Palette: Indigo, Madder, and Unbleached Wool

The original American flag comprised dyed sections of wool and natural sections of unbleached wool (white stripes) and cotton (white stars). Pigments derived from indigo leaves and madder root were used for the blue and red colorations, and the snappy combination still brings a splendid energy to products both modern and traditional. Here are a few favorites from the Steelyard Catalog:

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