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 Author: Jenny Balfour Paul  Category:  Publisher: Archetype Publications  : 2006  ISBN: 1-904982-15-8  Language: English  Tags:Agriculture | art | Botanic | Chemistry | Dye | Economy | Folklore | History | Indigo |
The blue dye indigo has been the world’s most valued dyestuff for almost five millennia. This text covers in detail all aspects of this subject: historical, agricultural and botanical; chemical and technological; commercial and economic; indigo’s various uses in textiles and art; and its many sociological, medicinal and folkloric connotations.