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Simply written text, accompanied by detailed line illustrations of plants, explains how to select and mix natural colors of wool and prepare "recipes" for producing specific colors of dye from desert plants, among them single-flowered actinea for yellow, alder bark for a soft brown, the Rocky Mountain bee plant for a pale greenish yellow, the prickly-pear cactus for rose, and ground lichens for a light orange. A concise guide for weavers, dyers, and craftworkers as well as students and devotees of Native American crafts and culture.
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Book Description Filter Press, 1978. Soft cover. Condition: New. Navajo Native Dyes Their Preparation and Use. Recipes formulated by Nonabah G.Bryan, compiled by Stella Young and illustrated by Charles Keetsie Shirley. Originally published by U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1940. Filter Press, 1978. Stapled soft cover. Seller Inventory # ABE-1537462678320
Book Description Filter Pr Llc, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0910584575
Book Description Filter Pr Llc, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0910584575
Book Description Filter Pr Llc, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110910584575
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