Colors For Wool Yarn
TP 899 .D78
Date of Publication
58 pages; 465 mounted color samples
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is an American corporation engaged primarily in biotechnology and the manufacture of chemicals and pharmaceuticals. The company was founded by Éleuthère Irénée du Pont [1771-1834] in Delaware in 1802 to produce black powder and later other explosives. These remained the company's main products until the 20th century, when it began to make other chemicals. DuPont now makes a broad array of industrial chemicals, synthetic fibers, petroleum-based fuels and lubricants, pharmaceuticals, building materials, and other chemicals. It has plants, subsidiaries, and affiliates worldwide with their headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware--Ency. Brittanica
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Colors for Wool Yarn is a manual used by the Du Pont Company to mix dyes for wool yarn. "This book contains comprehensive information regarding the range of du Pont dyes suitable for application on wool in all stages of manufacture. Dyeings of both acid and chrome colors are shown on wool yarn. In addition, general dyeing instructions have been incorporated as well as a tabulation embracing most of the working and fastness properties. The following pages also contain specific information on the dyeing properties of the individual colors"--Introduction, page 3.
The Pettus Archives obtained the volume from the Bookworm and Silverfish Bookstore in Virginia due to a credit with the store in April 2018
E. I Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.; Organic Chemicals Department; Dyestuffs Division
Dyes, Dyeing Wool, Textiles, Wool Yarn, Handbooks, Manuals
Agribusiness | Fashion Business | Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts | Organic Chemistry
E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., "Colors For Wool Yarn" (1937). Rare Books. 37.