Indigo

I have added 4 images to SCAD’s Digital Image Database from Indigo by Jenny Balfour-Paul.

Indigo tells the compelling and comprehensive story of the world’s oldest, most magical, and best-loved dye. Produced from plants by a process akin to alchemy, indigo has a unique chemstry that renders it compatable with all natural fibres. From the time of the ancient Pharoahs it made an incredible impact worldwide as the world’s only source of blue of every hue…(Hali, back cover)”

Yoruba Adire Resist-Dyed Cloth for Sale, Ibadan, Nigeria, c.1960's

Yoruba Adire Resist-Dyed Cloth for Sale, Ibadan, Nigeria, c.1960's

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