MSS 00310 Guide to Recipes for Dyeing, circa 1820

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1.0 volume

General Physical Description note

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


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Acquisitions Information

Gift of Arnold Krochmal, circa 1973.


Processed by: Lois Fischer Black; machine-readable finding aid created by: Lois Fischer Black

Scope and 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.

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Preferred Citation

Recipes for dyeing, MSS 00310, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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