But the best greens are undoubtedly got from weld and fustic.
Give the goods a mixed mordant of acetate of alumina and acetate of iron, followed by a bath of madder or of madder and fustic.
Yellows can be got with weld, flavin, turmeric (for which cotton has a strong attraction), and fustic.
By adding or diminishing the log-wood and fustic any shade may be had.
By altering the proportions of madder and fustic various shades of brown can be got.
fustic, the wood of a tree which grows in the West Indies, called Morus tinctoria.
One of the above mordants is followed by a bath made by mixing equal parts of the decoctions of logwood, fustic, and Brazil-wood.
The fustic and cocoa tree is found here also in great abundance.
fustic is the wood of Morus tinctoria, a tree of Central America.
Considerable quantities of lime and magnesia in the water will cause duller shades with logwood and fustic dyeings.