Myrobalan (Tannin Mordant and Yellow Dye)
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Myrobalan (Tannin Mordant and Yellow Dye)

Regular price $ 15.00

1/2 lb of myrobalan extract powder. 

We work with a farmer group in India to source this myrobalan. Women typically harvest myrobalan pods as they bring their livestock to forage, bringing an important supplemental income to rural families in India. The pods come from the Terminalia Chebula tree, indigenous to China and India. 

  • Myrobalan Dyeing
    • Myrobalan Extract powder is provided
    • Weigh %WOF of Myrobalan
    • Mix well with hot water for several minutes. 
    • Liquid is ready to be used as a dye bath. Dyeing can occur at room temp or elevated depending on desired result. Agitate in dye bath frequently. 

 

Some suggested recipes:

Butter Yellow

  • Silk
    • Pre Alum Mordant
    • Myrobalan 8%
    • Osage Liquid 10%
  • Wool
    • Pre Alum Mordant
    • Myrobalan 8%
    • Osage Liquid 5%
  • Cotton
    • Pre Alum Mordant
    • Osage Liquid 5%

 

Olive Green

  • Silk
    • Pre Alum mordant
    • Myrobalan 8%
    • Osage Liquid 46% 
    • Post Iron 1% mordant
  • Wool
    • Pre Alum mordant
    • Myrobalan 20%
    • Osage Liquid 18%
    • Post Iron 1% mordant
  • Cotton
    • Pre Alum mordant
    • Myrobalan 3%
    • Osage Liquid 18%
    • Post Iron 1% mordant

Sunshine Yellow

  • Silk
    • Pre Alum mordant
    • Myrobalan 8%
    • Osage Liquid 46%
  • Wool
    • Pre Alum Mordant
    • Myrobalan 20%
    • Osage Liquid 46%
  • Cotton
    • Pre Alum Mordant
    • Myrobalan 8%
    • Osage Liquid 18%

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