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Yorkers Could Dye Yarn a Rainbow of Colors in 1829

My last two posts were on Seifert the blue dyer, one on the blue dyeing craft and the other on his unruly children. My excursion into 19th century dyeing methods was sparked by the ad above, from the June 23, … Continue reading

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