JAIC 1982, Volume 21, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 43 to 58)
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JAIC 1982, Volume 21, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 43 to 58)


Patricia Cox Crews


TimPadfield and SheilaLandi, “The Light-fastness of the Natural Dyes,” Studies in Conservation11 (1966), pp. 181–193.

David G.Duff, Roy S.Sinclair, and DavidStirling, “Light-Induced Colour Changes of Natural Dyes,” Studies in Conservation22 (1977), pp. 161–169.

Rita J.Adrosko, Natural Dyes and Home Dyeing, (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1971), pp. 34–39.

Nonabah G.Bryan, Navajo Native Dyes: Their Preparation and Use, (Palmer Lake, Colorado: The Filter Press, 1978), pp. 19–74.

Duff, Sinclair, and Stirling, “Light-Induced Colour Changes,” pp. 161, 164.

Padfield and Landi, “Light-fastness,” p. 189.

Adrosko, Natural Dyes, p. 35.

ibid., pp. 34–39.

Bryan, Navajo Native Dyes, pp. 19–74.

C.L.Bird, The Theory and Practice of Wool Dyeing, 4th Ed., (Yorkshire, England: The Society of Dyers and Colourists, 1972), p. 111.

Testfabrics, Inc., P.O. Drawer 0, 200 Blackford Ave., Middlesex, NJ 08846.

J.J.Hummel, The Dyeing of Textile Fabrics, 3rd Ed., (London: Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1888), pp. 156–224.

A Launder-Ometer may be obtained from Atlas Electric Devices Co., 4114 N. Ravenswood Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60613.

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, 1978 Technical Manual, (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: AATCC), pp. 154–156.

ibid., p. 144.

CharlesGiles and RobertMcKay, “The Lightfastness of Dyes: A Review,” Textile Research Journal July (1963), p. 528.

A HunterLab Color Difference Meter may be obtained from Hunter Associates Laboratory, Inc., 11495 Sunset Hills Road, Reston, VA 22090.

A MacBeth Lablite may be obtained from MacBeth Daylighting Corp., Newburgh, NY.

AATCC, 1978 Technical Manual, p. 142.

Ibid., p. 142.

Ibid., pp. 142–144.

George W.Snedecor and William G.Cochran, Statistical Methods, (Ames, Iowa: The Iowa State University Press, 1980), pp. 215–254.

Ibid., p. 233.

The Society of Dyers and Colourists, Colour Index, 3rd Ed., (Yorkshire, England: The Society of Dyers and Colourists, 1971), pp. 3225, 3227, 3229.

Adrosko, Natural Dyes, pp. 31–32.

E.R.Trotman, Dyeing and Chemical Technology of Fibers, (London: Charles Griffin & Co., 1975), pp. 617–618.

E.I.Sterns, “Management of Color and Color Differences,” Textile Chemist and Colorist6 (1974), pp. 71–77.

Ibid., p. 75.

Trotman, Dyeing, p. 619.

ClementBolton, “Contributions to the History of Dyeing,” The Dyer and Textile Printer28 (1937), p. 483.

ClementBolton, “Contributions to the History of Dyeing,” The Dyer and Textile Printer29 (1938), pp. 166, 213.

Bird, Wool Dyeing, p. 111.

Ibid., p. 111.


I GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGE the assistance of Dr. Barbara M. Regan, Associate Professor of Textiles, Kansas State University in the experimental design and instrumental evaluations for this study, and Dr. H.C. Fryer, Professor Emeritus of Statistics, Kansas State University in data analysis and interpretation for this paper.

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