chrome dye

chrome dye

[¦krōm ¦dī]
(chemistry)
One of a class of acid dyes used on wool with a chromium compound as mordant.
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Couristan expanded Super Indo-Colors with new designs in extra-heavy, 100-percent wool pile in rich color palettes achieved with a colorfast chrome dye process.
As anyone who has visited the Middle East will testify, they are still making very fine carpets today, although 90% of these will have been coloured with modern aniline or chrome dyes, and not the vegetable dyes used in the 19th century," said Martin.
In the hand-knotted category, Feizy adds new hand-knotted designs in the Kubla Collection, which uses chrome dyes and a light antique wash; the traditional Drake Collection, constructed of hand-spun New Zealand wool; and the Seminole Collection of hand-woven jute, which uses knots of several sizes for added visual effect.