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48409Problem with Viking purples

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  • kittencat3@aol.com
    Nov 1, 2004
      Most of them were from orchil, a lichen-based dye that is not very lightfast. Yes, it will look pretty for a little while, but it fades pretty quickly. Rather like turmeric, which produces gorgeous yellows that bleach within a day if exposed to sunlight.

      Sarah Davies