DMC Tapestry Thread
486 7524 Umber
A 4-ply, superior quality, non-divisible wool used primarily for needlepoint, due to its durability and colorfastness.
Available in an extensive range of 390 colors Each skein contains 8.7 yards
A cooler full-bodied brown, umber is considered essential for an artists’ palette. Its name is likely from the Latin ombra, meaning shadow. It was used to great effect by late renaissance painters to give their art drama.