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Title: The role and development of vegetable dyes in Indian handlooms
Authors: Ganesh, S
Keywords: Natural dyes
Vegetable dyes
Indian handlooms
Mordant
Indigo dye
Issue Date: Jan-2008
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸: D01H13/30, D06P
Abstract: India has a hoary tradition in the arts of handloom weaving and vegetable dyeing. The knowledge of sourcing of the plant materials, from which the dyes are obtained, is being passed on so far purely by way of tradition, from generation to generation. So, also is the art of extraction of the dyes and their application to the yarn/cloth. Vegetable dyeing is very ecofriendly and has several unique characteristics. The paper pleads for the preservation of this ancient art and for a greater thrust on R & D in all the relevant fields of raw material, extraction, application and production of the vegetable dyes.
Page(s): 125-129
ISSN: 0972-5938
Source:IJTK Vol.07(1) [January 2008]

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