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In search of lost colour : the story of natural dyes / Maiwa Productions.

Contributor(s): Kwon, Charllotte | McLaughlin, Tim, 1965- | MAIWA Handprints Ltd.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Vancouver, B.C.] : Maiwa Handprints Ltd., c2008Description: 1 DVD (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/​4 in. Handbook.Subject(s): Dyes and dyeing -- History | Dye plantsGenre/Form: Documentary films.DDC classification:
Production Credits: Written and directed by Charllotte Kwon &​ Tim McLaughlin.
Summary: Travels the world to document the growing, harvesting, extraction and use of natural dyes. From the Bogolanfini mudprinting of Mali to the madder-root of Turkey, from cochineal insects to the rare shellfish purple, this documentary traces the use of natural dyes from the traditional techniques used in many cultures to current efforts to adopt environmentally sound and economically viable dyeing methods.
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
A00467 (Browse shelf) I17 Available A00467

In English with optional French subtitles.

Written and directed by Charllotte Kwon &​ Tim McLaughlin.

Travels the world to document the growing, harvesting, extraction and use of natural dyes. From the Bogolanfini mudprinting of Mali to the madder-root of Turkey, from cochineal insects to the rare shellfish purple, this documentary traces the use of natural dyes from the traditional techniques used in many cultures to current efforts to adopt environmentally sound and economically viable dyeing methods.

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