Red and green natural dye bag - Tukuru Textiles

Red and green natural dye bag

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Red and green natural dye bag.

A beautiful rainbow coloured, hand made, large natural dye bag. Woven on a backstrap loom in Chinchero, Peru.

Dyes used - conchineal insect for red, and a mix of tara (bean like pod) and colpa (local form of iron sulphate) for blue, ch'illca a leafy plant for greens, lichen for orange, kiko flowers from Peruvian pepper tree for yellow, and beautiful awaypili leaves are crushed to produce purples.

Cotton and alpaca blend. Zip fasten on top of bag and lined with an extra pocket inside.

Size - height 34cm, width 38cm, depth 14cm, strap length 60cm.