Vegetable dyes madder silk towel
Madder madder dye is the use of Chinese herbal medicine takes 3 to 4 hours to burn wood dye extracted, boiled staining. Entirely from the primary colors of plants, do not use a mordant.
Madder dye vegetable fibers (such as hemp, cotton) can be dyed a romantic pink, dye animal fibers (such as silk, wool) can be dyed orange, red-orange, red or even close, mainly to see the different fibers and different madder sources.
"Madder" old name "Ru madder", in the "Book of Songs" MAK Zheng Feng in the East Gate, "the East Gate, there are women like clouds. Though clouds. Bandit I kept thinking. Yi Qi stripe towel, chat I'm happy staff. its inner gates Buddhist monk, and women such as tea. though such as tea, bandit I think, and. onyx clothing Ru madder, and talk with entertainment. "
There is a girl wearing clothes dyed madder when there is documented Zhou Dynasty. So madder plant has been used as a dye for thousands of years.
Origin / manufacturing methods
Taiwan's Tainan plant hand-dyed