|Indigo dyeing with fresh leaves of Polygonum|
Ordinary indigo dyeing is performed by reducing
indigo in the vat. We have another method
for indigo dyeing. That is to dip cloth into
a juice of fresh leaves of Polygonum. Green
leaves of indigo plants contain colorless
precusor of indigo called indican which turns
to blue indigo within the fiber.
Dyeing with fresh leaves of Polygonum
|Fresh leaves of Polygonum||Juice of the leaves|
Dyeing with a fresh leaf by beating
|Put a leaf between fabrics||Beat or pat||leave for a while|
Blue in the shape of a leaf can be obtained.
Dyeing purple from fresh leaves of Polygonum
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