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Understanding Quilt-Specific Colors: Manganese Bronze

Sikarskie, Amanda Grace

Manganese Bronze
Manganese dyes were responsible for a deep, rich brown and were often used in floral patterns.  It has been used in quilts since prior to 1820, however, they were often fugitive.  Manganese dyes are often responsible for serious damage to the cloth ...(More)

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