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Indigo Madder & Marigold: A Portfolio of Colors from Natural Dyes

Van Stralen, Trudy

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ISBN 10: 0934026866 / ISBN 13: 9780934026864
Published by Interweave Press, Loveland, Colorado, U.S.A., 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine copy, looks as new, dj has minor rubbing. This is a gorgeous volume, featuring color plates of the remarkable colors produced by using traditional dyestuffs, minimal mordants, and a creative approach to dye mixing, overdyeing and pH modification. Trudy Van Stralen shows how to produce a stunning range of colors from just a few dyepots. A feast of color on fibers, yarns, fabrics, along with instructions and recipes for reproducing them. Indepth discussion of more than twenty of the most important natural dyestuffs, and more than 200 individual recipes - using 15 natural dye materials. How Gorgeous! 127pp. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003529

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Title: Indigo Madder & Marigold: A Portfolio of ...

Publisher: Interweave Press, Loveland, Colorado, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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The rich, complex blues, greens, purples, reds, teals, golds, and browns of Renaissance tapestries and oriental rugs all come from natural dyes, and so do the glorious hues in this book. Using traditional dyestuffs, minimal mordants, and a creative approach to dye mixing, overdyeing, and pH modification, Trudy Van Stralen shows how to produce a stunning range of colors from just a few dyepots. Dozens of full-page photographs present a feast of color on fibers, yarns, and fabrics, along with instructions and recipes for reproducing them. The book includes in-depth discussion of more than twenty of the most important natural dyestuffs and more than 200 individuals recipes.

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