China has a long history of using herbs as textile dyes. This handbook intends to revive the appreciation of its beauty and technique. Many different cultures have a heritage of extracting dyes from minerals, plants and animals. Their recipes and processes can be extremely delicate and intricate. In fact, certain dyes or colours were reserved for a certain privileged group in the society in the old days. This book offers an in-depth introduction of the natural dyeing's history and background, it also enclosed eight classic dyeing recipes, including Indigo, Safflower, Madder Root and more, for readers to have a try on dyeing their own fabric. It is a fun book for anyone who likes to get practical for some DIY activities.

Chinese Herbal Dye

SKU: 059788
$49.00 Regular Price
$39.20Sale Price
  • ISBN

    9789881392251
  • Authors

    Lam, Elita
  • Extent

    91
  • Format

  • Year

    2016
  • Publisher

    Asia One

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