Lichen Dyes: The New Source Book (Rev)


SKU: 9780486412313
Author: Casselman, Karen Diadick
Publication Date: 11/02/2011
Publisher: Dover Publications
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book


Noted textile designer and lichen expert explains how to create and use dyes derived from lichens. Text covers history of the use of lichen pigments, safe dyeing methods, ecologically sound dyeing, and use of mordants, lichen identification, and more. Text also offers a fascinating history of Asian and European lichen pigments, Scottish, Irish, and Scandinavian domestic lichen dyes, and others.