The Story of Colour in Textiles

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"[The book] provides a fascinating and far-reaching survey of the use of colour on cloth from its earliest use in pre-history to the development of chemical dyestuffs and their uses in the twenty-first century." - Fashion, Society & Popular Culture

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Susan Kay-Williams is the Chief Executive of the Royal School of Needlework at Hampton Court. She has a long-term interest in textiles and was introduced to dyeing on a one-day workshop in the 1980s. Susan is constantly in demand as a speaker, especially for NADFAS in the UK, and internationally in the US and Japan. She is a fellow of the RSA.

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