Journal of Textiles / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Application of Purified Lawsone as Natural Dye on Cotton and Silk Fabric

Table 2

Fastness properties of cotton and silk fabrics dyed with lawsone dye.

Dyeing techniqueShade% (o.w.f)Fastness rating
Wash fastnessRubbing fastnessLight fastness (40 hours)
Color changeStaining (cotton)Dry rubbingWet rubbing Cotton Silk

Without mordant233-4333-43-43-43-43-43-4

With tartaric acid24-54-544-544-53-43-444

With alum24-54-54-544-54-53-43-444-5

With copper sulphate24-54-54-54-54-54-53-43-44-54-5

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