Mode Colours On Wool





Under the general designation of mode colours are included a great

variety of tints or shades unusually described more specifically (p. 165)

as drabs, buffs, greys, fawns, slates, etc. It is impossible here to

do more than give a few recipes for their production.



#With Direct Dyes.# Drab.--Make a dye-bath with 3 oz. Nyanza Black B,

1-1/2 oz. Chrysamine G, 2 oz. Congo orange R, and 20 lb. Glauber's

salt, working at the boil for one hour; then lift, wash and dry.



#With Acid Dyes.# Bright Buff.--Dye in a bath containing 3/4 oz. each

Cyanole, Orange extra, and Indian Yellow R, 10 lb. Glauber's salt, and

2 lb. sulphuric acid.



Slate.--Use a dye-bath containing 3 oz. Cyanole, 1/4 oz. Archil

Substitute N, 1/2 oz. Orange extra, 10 lb. Glauber's salt, and 2 lb.

sulphuric acid.



Silver Grey.--Use 1-1/4 oz. Orange extra, 3/4 oz. Archil

Substitute N, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 2 lb. sulphuric acid.



Pale Drab.--Make the dye-bath with 1/2 oz. Cyanine B, 3/4 oz. Azo

Yellow, 1/4 oz. Chromotrop 2 R, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 2 lb.

sulphuric acid.



Grey.--Make the dye-bath with 1 oz. Chromotrop 2 R, 1-1/4 oz.

Cyanine B, 2-1/2 oz. Fast Acid Blue R, 2 oz. Azo Yellow, 10 lb.

Glauber's salt and 5 lb. acetic acid.



Bright Fawn.--The dye-bath is made with 2 oz. Chromotrop 2 R, 8 oz.

Orange G, 2-1/4 oz. Fast Acid Blue R, 1-1/4 oz. Cyanine B, 10 lb.

Glauber's salt and 5 lb. acetic acid.



Dark Buff.--Use 2 oz. Cyanine B, 5 oz. Azo Yellow, 2-1/2 oz.

Chromotrop 2 R, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 2 lb. sulphuric acid.



Lilac Grey.--Use 3 oz. each Fast Acid Violet 10 B, Fast Green

bluish, and Fast Yellow, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 2 lb. sulphuric

acid.



Pale Fawn Drab.--Use 1 oz. Patent Blue V, 1 oz. Rhodamine, 1-3/4 oz.

Orange G, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 2 lb. sulphuric acid.



Dark Grey.--Use 1 lb. Wool Grey R, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and (p. 166)

2 lb. sulphuric acid.



Stone.--Use 1 oz. Patent Blue J B, 1-3/4 oz. Orange G, 10 lb.

Glauber's salt and 2 lb. sulphuric acid.



Pale Fawn Brown.--Use 4 oz. Fast Acid Violet R, 2 oz. Patent Blue

J O O, 3 oz. Orange G, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 3 lb. sulphuric acid.



Drab.--Use 3 oz. Azo Carmine, 1-1/2 oz. Fast Yellow, 1-1/4 oz.

Indigo Carmine D, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 2 lb. sulphuric acid.



Lilac.--Use 1/2 lb. Azo carmine, 1/2 lb. Indigo Carmine D, 1-1/2 oz.

Fast Yellow, 10 lb. Glauber's salt and 2 lb. sulphuric acid.



#With Mordant Dyes.# Pale Drab.--Mordant with 2 lb. bichromate of

potash and 1-1/2 lb. tartar. Dye with 1 lb. Alizarine Brown paste.



Violet Grey.--Mordant as in the last recipe, and dye with 1 lb.

Alizarine Grey B.



Pale Fawn.--Mordant with 3 lb. bichromate of potash and 2-1/2 lb.

tartar, and dye with 4-1/2 lb. Alizarine Yellow, 13 oz. Alizarine

Brown, 11-1/2 oz. Alizarine Orange N, and 2 lb. acetic acid.



Pale Stone.--Mordant with 2 lb. bichromate of potash and 1-1/2 lb.

tartar. Dye with 13 oz. Alizarine Yellow and 1-1/4 lb. Alizarine

Brown.



Dark Slate.--Mordant with 3 lb. bichromate of potash and 2 lb.

tartar. Dye with 2-1/2 lb. Alizarine Blue D N W, and 10 oz. Alizarine

Yellow.



Lavender Grey.--Mordant with 2 lb. bichromate of potash and

1-1/2 lb. tartar. Dye with 13 oz. Alizarine Blue D N W, and 2 oz.

Galleine.



Drab.--Mordant as in the last recipe; then dye with 4 oz. Alizarine

Blue, 1-1/2 lb. Alizarine Yellow and 14 oz. Alizarine Brown.



Drab.--Mordant with 3 lb. bichromate of potash and 1 lb. (p. 167)

sulphuric acid, and dye with 1 lb. Gambine R.



Dark Grey.--Give a light indigo bottom in the vat, and then dye in a

bath containing 3/4 oz. Diamine Fast Red F, 3/4 oz. Anthracene

Yellow C, and 5 lb. acetate of ammonia. Work at the boil for half an

hour, then add 5 lb. bisulphate of soda, work half an hour longer,

then add 1 lb. fluoride of chrome, and work for another half hour at

the boil; then lift, wash and dry.





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