The Dyer's Guide
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The Dyer's Guide

By Thomas Packer
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  • EPITOME OF COLOURS.
  • THE DYER'S GUIDE;
    • PREFACE.
      • ERRATUM.
    • ERRATUM.
    • CONTENTS.
    • CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY.
      • Drugs Applicable to Dyeing.
      • On the Component Parts of Vegetable and Animal substances.
      • On substantive and adjective colours, and the mordants, &c. used in dyeing; and on the leading facts of chemical science as connected with this art.
      • The Calico-Printers' mordant or base of alum for yellow and red goods, either for printing or dyeing; and on compound colours.
      • On Bleaching Linen, Cotton, &c.
      • On the theory relative to fast and fugitive colours.
      • To prove the colours of Dyed Stuffs, &c.
      • On dye-houses and the water proper for dyeing.
      • Miscellaneous observations.
    • Drugs Applicable to Dyeing.
    • On the Component Parts of Vegetable and Animal substances.
    • On substantive and adjective colours, and the mordants, &c. used in dyeing; and on the leading facts of chemical science as connected with this art.
    • The Calico-Printers' mordant or base of alum for yellow and red goods, either for printing or dyeing; and on compound colours.
    • On Bleaching Linen, Cotton, &c.
    • On the theory relative to fast and fugitive colours.
    • To prove the colours of Dyed Stuffs, &c.
    • On dye-houses and the water proper for dyeing.
    • Miscellaneous observations.
    • CHAPTER II. ON DYEING COTTON.
      • To dye cotton of a Saxon or chemic blue.
      • Sulphate of Indigo.
      • To neutralize the sulphate of indigo.
      • Saxon or chemic GREEN.
      • To set a cold indigo vat for cotton, &c.
      • Another indigo vat.
      • To dye cotton a FAST GREEN, with the cold indigo vat and weld.
      • Another cold BLUE vat for linen and cotton.
      • Solution of indigo for penciling printed muslin, &c.
      • To dye cotton a FAST BUFF.
      • To dye cotton PINK.
    • To dye cotton of a Saxon or chemic blue.
    • Sulphate of Indigo.
    • To neutralize the sulphate of indigo.
    • Saxon or chemic GREEN.
    • To set a cold indigo vat for cotton, &c.
    • Another indigo vat.
    • To dye cotton a FAST GREEN, with the cold indigo vat and weld.
    • Another cold BLUE vat for linen and cotton.
    • Solution of indigo for penciling printed muslin, &c.
    • To dye cotton a FAST BUFF.
    • To dye cotton PINK.
    • CHAPTER III. ON DYEING SILK.
      • To alum silk.
      • The BLUE vat of indigo for silk.
      • Another BLUE vat for silk.
      • To dye silk a VIOLET, ROYAL PURPLE, &c.
      • To dye silk LILAC.
      • Another process for LILAC.
      • Another process for dyeing muslin, &c. LILAC.
      • To dye silk a VIOLET or PURPLE with Logwood.
      • To dye silk VIOLET with Brazil wood and Logwood.
      • To dye silk VIOLET or PURPLE with Brazil wood and Archil.
    • To alum silk.
    • The BLUE vat of indigo for silk.
    • Another BLUE vat for silk.
    • To dye silk a VIOLET, ROYAL PURPLE, &c.
    • To dye silk LILAC.
    • Another process for LILAC.
    • Another process for dyeing muslin, &c. LILAC.
    • To dye silk a VIOLET or PURPLE with Logwood.
    • To dye silk VIOLET with Brazil wood and Logwood.
    • To dye silk VIOLET or PURPLE with Brazil wood and Archil.
    • CHAPTER IV. ON SCOURING AND DYEING WOOL.
      • The action of alum and tartar upon wool.
      • A pastil, or woad vat for BLUE.
      • To prepare the indigo mentioned in the preceding directions.
      • Rules to judge of the state of the woad vat.
      • Indications when a vat has had too much or too little lime.
      • To remedy the deficiency of lime.
      • To work a vat which is in proper order.
      • On the putrefaction of the woad vat.
      • Methods of dyeing BLUES.
      • To dye wool with lac-dye, SCARLET and CRIMSON.
      • To dye worsted yarn a CRIMSON.
      • The preparation of archil to finish the CRIMSON.
      • On dyeing wool SCARLET.
      • To dye wool MAROON.
      • To dye wool YELLOW.
      • To dye wool BROWN, or of a FAWN COLOUR.
      • To dye wool PURPLE, &c.
      • To dye wool GREEN.
      • A chemic vat for GREEN WOOLLEN.
      • A chemic vat for BLUE WOOLLEN.
      • To dye wool ORANGE, GOLD COLOUR, &c.
      • To dye wool BLACK.
      • Another process for BLACK without a blue ground.
      • To dye wool GREY.
      • Mixture of BLACK or GREY with RED and BLUE.
      • On BROWNS, FAWNS, OLIVES, &c.
      • On the YELLOW of the Quercitron or American bark.
      • For a full BRIGHT YELLOW delicately inclining to a greenish tinge.
      • Bancroft's murio-sulphate of tin
      • To dye wool BUFF.
      • To dye wool PEACH.
      • To set an indigo vat for worsted, serge, &c.
    • The action of alum and tartar upon wool.
    • A pastil, or woad vat for BLUE.
    • To prepare the indigo mentioned in the preceding directions.
    • Rules to judge of the state of the woad vat.
    • Indications when a vat has had too much or too little lime.
    • To remedy the deficiency of lime.
    • To work a vat which is in proper order.
    • On the putrefaction of the woad vat.
    • Methods of dyeing BLUES.
    • To dye wool with lac-dye, SCARLET and CRIMSON.
    • To dye worsted yarn a CRIMSON.
    • The preparation of archil to finish the CRIMSON.
    • On dyeing wool SCARLET.
    • To dye wool MAROON.
    • To dye wool YELLOW.
    • To dye wool BROWN, or of a FAWN COLOUR.
    • To dye wool PURPLE, &c.
    • To dye wool GREEN.
    • A chemic vat for GREEN WOOLLEN.
    • A chemic vat for BLUE WOOLLEN.
    • To dye wool ORANGE, GOLD COLOUR, &c.
    • To dye wool BLACK.
    • Another process for BLACK without a blue ground.
    • To dye wool GREY.
    • Mixture of BLACK or GREY with RED and BLUE.
    • On BROWNS, FAWNS, OLIVES, &c.
    • On the YELLOW of the Quercitron or American bark.
    • For a full BRIGHT YELLOW delicately inclining to a greenish tinge.
    • Bancroft's murio-sulphate of tin
    • To dye wool BUFF.
    • To dye wool PEACH.
    • To set an indigo vat for worsted, serge, &c.
    • CHAPTER V. ON DYEING SILK AND COTTON BLACK, &c.
      • To dye skein silk BLACK for velvets, Genoa process, (from Macquer.)
      • To dye silk BLACK, the London process.
      • On dyeing cotton BLACK at Rouen, (from D'Apligny.)
      • To dye cotton BLACK—the London process—used by various calico printers in the suburbs.
      • For dyeing BLACK (particularly cotton velvets) at Manchester.
      • On dyeing silk and cotton BLACK with a blue ground.
      • Another iron liquor; pyrolignite or acetate of iron.
      • To dye cotton BLACK, by using the preceding solution.
      • To dye cotton VIOLET.
      • To dye cotton RED.
      • To dye cotton an ADRIANOPLE or TURKEY RED.
      • Miscellaneous observations relative to Adrianople red.
    • To dye skein silk BLACK for velvets, Genoa process, (from Macquer.)
    • To dye silk BLACK, the London process.
    • On dyeing cotton BLACK at Rouen, (from D'Apligny.)
    • To dye cotton BLACK—the London process—used by various calico printers in the suburbs.
    • For dyeing BLACK (particularly cotton velvets) at Manchester.
    • On dyeing silk and cotton BLACK with a blue ground.
    • Another iron liquor; pyrolignite or acetate of iron.
    • To dye cotton BLACK, by using the preceding solution.
    • To dye cotton VIOLET.
    • To dye cotton RED.
    • To dye cotton an ADRIANOPLE or TURKEY RED.
    • Miscellaneous observations relative to Adrianople red.
    • CHAPTER VI. ON DYEING COTTON AND SILK.
      • To dye skein cotton YELLOW.
      • On dyeing and re-dyeing cotton furniture YELLOW.
      • To dye cotton skein a DUCK'S WING GREEN and OLIVE.
      • Of BROWNS, MAROONS, COFFEE-COLOURS, &c.
      • Observations on SILK.
      • On ungumming and boiling silk.
      • Whitening.
      • Sulphuring.
      • On aluming silk.
      • Skein silk for YELLOW.
      • Preparation of annatto for AURORA, ORANGE, MOIDORE, GOLD COLOUR and CHAMOIS.
      • To dye silk AURORA or ORANGE.
      • To dye MOIDORE.
      • Process for ORANGE.
      • To dye silk POPPY, called by the French COQUELICOT.
      • A cheaper POPPY with annatto and Brazil wood.
      • On dyeing silk a FINE CRIMSON.
      • Composition for dyeing silk SCARLET or CRIMSON with cochineal.
      • Another process for CRIMSON.
      • Crimson by Brazil wood.
      • Of fine VIOLET.
      • Observations on CRIMSON and SCARLET upon silk.
      • Muriate of tin
      • On dyeing silk GREEN.
      • OLIVES.
      • On dyeing silk GREY.
      • NUT-GREY.
      • BLACK-GREYS.
      • IRON-GREY.
      • On dyeing silk of a PRUSSIAN-BLUE COLOUR.
      • Chromate of lead for YELLOW on SILK and COTTON.
      • Conclusion.
    • To dye skein cotton YELLOW.
    • On dyeing and re-dyeing cotton furniture YELLOW.
    • To dye cotton skein a DUCK'S WING GREEN and OLIVE.
    • Of BROWNS, MAROONS, COFFEE-COLOURS, &c.
    • Observations on SILK.
    • On ungumming and boiling silk.
    • Whitening.
    • Sulphuring.
    • On aluming silk.
    • Skein silk for YELLOW.
    • Preparation of annatto for AURORA, ORANGE, MOIDORE, GOLD COLOUR and CHAMOIS.
    • To dye silk AURORA or ORANGE.
    • To dye MOIDORE.
    • Process for ORANGE.
    • To dye silk POPPY, called by the French COQUELICOT.
    • A cheaper POPPY with annatto and Brazil wood.
    • On dyeing silk a FINE CRIMSON.
    • Composition for dyeing silk SCARLET or CRIMSON with cochineal.
    • Another process for CRIMSON.
    • Crimson by Brazil wood.
    • Of fine VIOLET.
    • Observations on CRIMSON and SCARLET upon silk.
    • Muriate of tin
    • On dyeing silk GREEN.
    • OLIVES.
    • On dyeing silk GREY.
    • NUT-GREY.
    • BLACK-GREYS.
    • IRON-GREY.
    • On dyeing silk of a PRUSSIAN-BLUE COLOUR.
    • Chromate of lead for YELLOW on SILK and COTTON.
    • Conclusion.
    • INDEX
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