Preparation of Woad in England


Excerpt Transactions of the Newcomen Society. Vol. XLIII, 1970-71, pp. 205-206.

Short but fascinating account with 2 photographic plates updating a 1936 paper on the subject. Woad was used to prevent cloths blue-dyed in indigo from fading.


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  • Author(s): Wailes, Rex
  • Publisher: Newcomen Society
  • Publication year: 1971