Recipes for Dyeing circa 1820

Size
1 volume
Location

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Call number
MSS 00310

This anonymous recipe book contains nearly ninety formulas for dyeing and bleaching cloth and other materials. It dates from approximately 1820.

Scope/content

This manuscript receipt book contains approximately ninety recipes and formulas on bleaching and dyeing cloths and other materials. Each recipe is titled, and begins with a list of required ingredients and their quantities, and concludes with a brief description of the procedure involved. It is thought to date from the first half of the nineteenth century.

Physical description

[100]p. 24 cm. Holograph. Title page lacking. Recipes only contained on 33 pages, remaining 67 pages are blank.

Use of these materials

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Recipes for Dyeing, MSS 00310, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Arnold Krochmal, circa 1973.

Recipes for Dyeing circa 1820

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Recipes for Dyeing, MSS 00310, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.