Specimen bottle of fustic extract

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Specimen bottle of fustic extract

Fustic is a vegetable extract derived from the wood of Chlorophora tinctorial, a tree growing in North and South America and in the West Indies. The best fustic comes from Cuba. It is a mordant dye and is polygenetic, different shades being obtained when different mordants are used. It is largely used in conjunction with other mordant dyes for dyeing wool and silk.

Details

Category:
Industrial Chemistry
Object Number:
1926-705
type:
dye
credit:
Yorkshire Dyeware & Chemical Co. Ltd.