This resource includes most well-known dye plants, including elderberry, henna, indigo, madder and saffron, and each plant is illustrated in a full page painting that shows the colours that the plant can yield. There is also a chapter on dyestuffs and mordants.
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This clear account of plants from which natural dyes can be obtained will be welcomed not only by all who work with fiber arts but also by botanists. Most well-known dye plants are discussed, and each plant is beautifully illustrated.About the Author:
John Cannon was keeper of Botany at the Natural History Museum, London, until his retirement in 1990. Margaret Cannon was a botanical researcher at the same museum and has been actively involved with her husband's work and travels. She is now a craftworker specialising in dyeing, spinning and weaving.
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Descripción A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 2003. Soft Cover. Estado de conservación: Good. No Jacket. 128pp. Ex library, and as such has the usual stamps and stickers. Good, clean and tight copy, shows signs of use, but no problems beyond the library markings. All proceeds to Oxfam. Nº de ref. de la librería 015596
Descripción Paperback Jan 01, 2003. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Ex-library book, usual markings. Clean text, some colouring of page edges due to age, first non-text page removed by library. Quick dispatch from UK seller. Nº de ref. de la librería M05_7026_LE_05/17