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dc.contributor.authorMathur, J P-
dc.contributor.authorGupta, N P-
dc.identifier.issn0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)-
dc.description.abstractNatural mordant was obtained by concentrating aqueous extract of banana flower petaloids under reduced pressure and evaporating it to dryness. Bharat Merino sheep wool yarn dyed with turmeric (Curcuma Longa) was subjected to mordanting separately with natural mordant and chromium under the identical conditions. Out of the different concentrations of the mordants used, 3.5 % natural mordant and 1.5 % chromium (on the weight of yarn) showed similar colour fastness, reflectance, colour shade and K/S values. The chemistry of wool dyeing and the physico-chemical properties of dyed wool yarns are also discussed. en_US
dc.publisherNISCAIR-CSIR, Indiaen_US
dc.rights CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Indiaen_US
dc.sourceIJFTR Vol.28(1) [March 2003]en_US
dc.subjectBanana petaloidsen_US
dc.subjectCurcuma longaen_US
dc.subjectTensile behaviouren_US
dc.subjectUB solubilityen_US
dc.titleUse of natural mordant in dyeing of woolen_US
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