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Creator:
Kirby, Jo, author.
Title(s):

Natural colorants for dyeing and lake pigments : practical recipes and their historical sources / by Jo Kirby, Martin van Bommel, Andre Verhecken ; contributions by Marika Spring, Ina Vanden Berghe, Heike Stege, Mark Richter.

Published/Created:
London : Archetype Publications in association with CHARISMA, 2014.
Physical Description:
xi, 114 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
TT854.3 .K57 2014 (LC) Oversize
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Terms:
Dyes and dyeing.
Dyes and dyeing.
Färben.
Kunst.
Pigment.
Pigments.
Pigments.
Contributors:
Bommel, Maarten R. van, author.
Verhecken, André, author.
Spring, Marika, author.
Vanden Berghe, Ina, author.
Stege, Heike, author.
Richter, Mark, author.
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  • Introduction. Case study : dyes in the Brussels tapestry 'Nathan rebukes David' (1530-40)
  • Natural dyes and their sources : plants, insect reds and shellfish purple
  • The techniques of dyeing and pigment making with natural colorants : the basic chemistry behind the processes
  • Recipes for dyeing
  • Recipes for making lake pigments from natural dyes.