Judith H. Hofenk de Graaff

The Colourful Past
Origins, Chemistry and Identification of Natural Dyestuffs

This publication provides fundamental information on natural dyestuffs that can be found in historic textiles. Emphasis is placed on the combi-nation of historical, technical and scientific knowledge and the way it can be used in the conservation of textiles.

Jointly published by Abegg-Stiftung and Archetype Publications Ltd., London | With contributions by W. G. Th. Roelofs and M. van Bommel | 396 p., 157 illus, cloth-bound, 18 x 25 cm, 2004, ISBN 3-905014-25-4

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