Indigo Dye: History, Dyeing Process, and Applications Term Paper by Top Papers

Indigo Dye: History, Dyeing Process, and Applications
A look at the history, dyeing process, and applications of the indigo dye.
# 141336 | 1,500 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Industries) , History (Greek and Roman) , History (Asian)


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The paper relates that indigo was one of the first dyes to be used for dyeing fabric and has been used for more than two-thousand years in Asian countries such as Japan, China and India. The paper further relates that the indigo dyeing process was first developed in India, which became a primary supplier of indigo to Greece, Rome, Egypt and Mesopotamia. The paper discusses how the origin and development of indigo production in India is reflected in ancient Greek and Roman terms for the dye, for the roots of the Greek word indikon and the Roman word indicum reflect acknowledgement of the origins of indigo in India.

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"Indigo was one of the first dyes to be used for dyeing fabric and has been used for more than two-thousand years in Asian countries such as Japan, China and India. The indigo dyeing process was first developed in India, which became a primary supplier of indigo to Greece, Rome, Egypt and Mesopotamia. The origin and development of indigo production in India is reflected in ancient Greek and Roman terms for the dye, for the roots of the Greek word indikon and the Roman word indicum reflect acknowledgement..."

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