50 shades of brown

We’ve been busy in the OCC studio dyeing batches of fabric for board slotting. Reactive dyes are a great way of doing this, and Edward Simpson’s article is still the seminal text on methodology in a conservation context.  Luckily, the Chantry library has all of the Paper Conservation News dating back to 1976.

2018_OCC cloth dye samples
Simpson, E. ‘Dyeing aerolinen and aerocotton with reactive dyes’ Paper Conservation News 71 pp.7-9 (1994)

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