This synthetic colour-fast dye was not established for use on wool rugs and carpets until the twentieth century and  traditional techniques use vegetable dyes. [dt_gap height="20"] [dt_gap height="40"] CHROME DYE: A colour-fast synthetic dye established in the twentieth century and used to dye wool. Before chemical dyes were developed, natural veggie dyes [...]

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Abrash is colour variation stemming from various dye batches utilized on one rug. In old or antique pieces the colours may have all been even when brand-new but with time, mellowed at different rates or faded

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