Lichen Dyes written by Karen Diadick Casselman
The New Source Book
The book begins with a fascinating history of lichens being used as pigments, such as Phoenician purple, Roman murex,Florentine orchil, and Norwegian korkje.
Also discussed are Scottish, Irish, and Scandinavian domestic lichen dyes, as well as those used in Colonial America.
Basic natural dye instructions using lichens are included.
This is one of the few books available on using lichens for natural dyeing.
paperback, 82 pages
approx. 5 inches wide , 8 1/2 inches long, 1/4 inch thick
If sent to a Pennsylvania address, Pennsylvania States Sales Tax applies.
Lichen Dyes written by Karen Diadick Casselman listed in:
Natural Dyes and Mordants
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