Dyeing Techniques and Mordanting Methods Applied in Natural Dyeing of Wool in Turkey

Sanli H. S., Kayabasi N., Olmez F. N.

ASIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, vol.23, no.8, pp.3313-3316, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.3313-3316
  • Keywords: Natural dyeing, Dyeing techniques, Mordanting methods
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Hand-woven carpets and rugs in Anatolia in the wool yarn dyed with natural dyes have been used. Carrying values of art, carpets and rugs used for years in terms of paint applied in dyeing techniques are important. There are different techniques as regional and scientific in dyeing for natural dyeing. In this study, dyeing methods with mordanting and non-mordanting methods have been described. Additionally, the-diversity of colours and fastnesses in dyeing about mordant and mordanting methods have been given. Today in Anatolia, the natural dyeing has been reviewed and described in the scientific dimension.