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Title: Vegetable dyes used by the Meitei community of Manipur
Authors: Sharma, H Manoranjan
Devi, A Radhapyari
Sharma, B Manihar
Keywords: Vegetable Dyes;Meitei Community;Manipur;Ethnobotany
Issue Date: Jan-2005
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.7: D06P01/34
Abstract: The paper describes 34 plant species, belonging to 30 families, used in the extraction of dyes by the Meitei community of Manipur. The plant parts used in the extraction of dyes along with the method of extraction and their uses have also been described in detail. Besides these dye-yielding plants, another 19 plant species belonging to 14 families, used as dye mordants have also been included. The people of the state still use these dyes for dyeing of their handloom products, which are famous all over the world.
Page(s): 39-46
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.04(1) [January 2005]

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