Faculty of Textile Technology
Course: Natural Dyestuff Dyeing

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Đurđica Parac-Osterman, Prof. Emeritus
Ph. D. Ana Sutlović, Assoc. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - graduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology
Knowledge verification preliminary exam
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type laboratory practice
Subject content History of natural dyestuff, A survey of plants used as resources for natural dyestuff production (in Croatia and wider). Natural dyestuff in light of ethnographical heritage. Process of dyeing. Selection of mordants (metal salts). Classification of natural dyestuff according to chemical constitution, origin and hue. Natural dyestuff dyeing and tourism.
Aim of course Lately, the interest for natural dyesuff has increased rapidly because of their wide use in manufacture and other hoby products like souvenirs. Through lectures and laboratory practice, an oportunity of developing creativity, especially for attractive touristic purposes, is given.
Literature necessary for course J. Goodwin; A Dyer`s Manual, The Penguin Group, London 1990.
Domestic and foreign publications