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Dye Plants and Dyeing

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By: J Cannon and M Cannon

128 pages, 48 col illus

A & C Black

Paperback | Jan 2003 | Edition: 2 | #154797 | ISBN: 071366374X
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Forty-eight of the best known plants from which dyes can be extracted are here illustrated in colour, together with their structure, dye colours, cultivation and history as a dye producer.

this is an excellent reference book for novice and experienced dyers alike the book is lavishly illustrated with beautiful drawings worthy of a place on the wall. Permaculture Magazine (2006)

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John Cannon was keeper of Botany at the Natural History Museum, London, until his retirement in 1990. Margaret Cannon was a botanical researcher at the same museum and has been actively involved with her husband's work and travels. She is now a craftworker specialising in dyeing, spinning and weaving.

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