Bonato Dye

Bonato Dye

(Dark Orange)



Substance is taken from the outer seed of bonato which is used as dye.


Use mordant as follows:

4 parts ______ (kamala)

1 part alum

2 parts sodium carbonate (native vanilla)

Rub with small amount of sesame oil


For silk, add:

½-1 part sodium carbonate in boiling water. Soak the silk cloth and dye in boiling water for

2-5 minutes.


Source:tekno tulong

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