Lichens for Vegetable Dyeing

By: Bolton, Eileen M.

Price: £25.00

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Red cloth with title in black on spine. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 63pp. 5 colour plates. A short handbook designed specifically for students, teachers and amateur weavers, this book describes in detail the various lichens found in the British Isles and the USA from which textile dyes are made - where to find them, when to gather them and how to process and use them for dying. The text is supported by a colour photograph of hand-dyed wools and five specially drawn colour illustrations of the lichens in their natural surroundings.

Title: Lichens for Vegetable Dyeing

Author Name: Bolton, Eileen M.

Categories: Costume and Textiles,

Publisher: London, Studio Books: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 006144

Keywords: lichens, hand-dyed wool,