Abstract

Application and optimization of natural mordants in modern dyeing

Author(s): Amita B.Sati, Jeewan Chandra

The application of Myrica esculenta, Symplocos recemosa, Juglans regia and Hippophae rhamnoids as natural mordants and Myrica esculenta, Quercus floribunda, Rhus parviflora and Berberis kumaonensis as natural dyes were optimized on wool yarns. The time of extraction, maximum concentration, colour shades and fastness properties were evaluated and the encouraging results were obtained.


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