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BOOKS:

Balfour-Paul, Jenny. Indigo. London: British Museum Press, 1998.

Balfour-Paul, Jenny. Indigo: Egyptian Mummies to Blue Jeans. London: British Museum Press, 2011 and Richmond Hill, ON, 2011.

Balfour-Paul, Jenny. Indigo in the Arab World. Richmond: Curzon, 1997.

Barbour, Jane and Simmonds, Doig, Eds. Adire Cloth in Nigeria. Ibadan: University of Ibadan, 1971.

Bilgrami, Noorjehan. Sindh Jo Ajrak: Cloth From the Banks of the River Indus. Bangkok: White Orchid Press, 1998.

Brunello, Franco. The Art of Dyeing in the History of Mankind.  Vicenza: Neri Pozza Editore, 1973.
Buchanan, Rita. Dyes From Nature. Brooklyn: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1990.
Bunting, Ethel-Jane W. Sindhi Tombs and Textiles: The Persistence of Pattern. Albuquerque: The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and the University of New Mexico Press, 1980.

Byfield, Judith A. The Bluest Hands: A Social and Economic History of Women Dyers in Abeokuta (Nigeria), 1890 – 1940. Portsmouth: Heinemann, 2002.

Cennini, Cennino d’Andrea. The Craftsman’s Handbook, 'Il Libro dell' Arte.' New York: Dover Publications, 1960.

Centre de la Vielle Charité. Sublime Indigo. Marseille: 1987

Chenciner, Robert. Madder Red: A History of Luxury and Trade. Richmond: Curzon, 2000.

Corrigan, Gina. Miao Textiles from China. Seattle: University of Washington, 2001.

The Crafts Council of India. Naturally… International Natural Dye Symposium.  Hyderabad: The Crafts Council of India, 2006.

Crill, Rosemary. Chintz: Indian Textiles for the West. London: V&A Publishing, 2008.

Crill, Rosemary, ed. Textiles from India: The Global Trade. Calcutta: Seagull Books, 2006.

Darrac, Pierre-Paul and van Schendel, Willem. Global Blue: Indigo and Espionage in Colonial Bengal. Dhaka: The University Press Limited, 2006.

del Cid, Juan de Dios. El Puntero Apuntado con Apuntes Breves. San Esteban Texistepeque, 1641. Facsimile. San Salvador: Concultura, 1999.

Delamare, Francois and Guineau, Bernard. Colors: The Story of Dyes and Pigments. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000.

Downey, Lynn, Lynch, Jill Novack and McDonough, Kathleen. This is a Pair of Levi’s Jeans… The Official History of the Levi’s Brand. San Francisco: Levi Strauss & Co., 1995.

Drewal, Henry John and Pemberton III, John with Abiodun, Rowland. Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought. New York: The Center for African Art in association with Abrams, 1989.

Eicher, Joanne Bubolz. Nigerian Handcrafted Textiles. Ile-Ife: University of Ife Press, 1976.

Epp, Dianne N. The Chemistry of Vat Dyes. Middletown, OH: Terrific Science Press, 1995.

Finley, Victoria. Color: A Natural History of the Palette. New York: Random House, 2004.

Forshee, Jill. Between The Folds: Stories of Cloth, Lives, and Travels From Sumba. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001.

Fukui, Sadako. Japanese Indigo Design. Kyoto: Kyoto Shoin, 1992.

Gage, John. Color and Culture. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993.

Garfield, Simon. Mauve. New York: W. W. Norton, 2000.

Ghuznavi, Sayyada R. Rangeen: Natural Dyes of Bangladesh. Dhaka: Aranya Crafts Limited, 1987.

Gillow, John. African Textiles. San Francisco: Chronicle, 2003.

Gillow, John. Traditional Indonesian Textiles. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1993.

Gittinger, Mattiebelle. Master Dyers to the World. Washington, D. C.: The Textile Museum, 1982.

Gittinger, Mattiebelle. Splendid Symbols: Textiles and Tradition in Indonesia.  Washington, DC: The Textile Museum, 1979.

Grant, Colesworthy. Rural Life in Bengal: Illustrative of the Rural Classes, the Varied Produce of the Soil and Seasons, and the Culture and Manufacture of Indigo. London: W. Thacker & Co. 1860.

Guy, John. Woven Cargoes: Indian textiles in the East. London: Thames and Hudson, 1998.

Hamer, Philip M. Ed. The Papers of Henry Laurens, Vol.1. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1968.

Hoskins, Janet. “Why Do Ladies Sing the Blues? Indigo Dyeing, Cloth Production, and Gender Symbolism in Kodi.” Cloth and Human Experience. Ed. Weiner, Annette B.  Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1989.  

Indigo. Boston: Howe, Balch & Co. 1891

Katzenberg, Dena S. Blue Traditions: Indigo Dyed Textiles and Related Cobalt Glazed Ceramics from the 17th through the 19th Century. Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art,1973.

Kling, Blair B. The Blue Mutiny. Calcutta: Firma KLM, 1977.

Kriger, Colleen E. Cloth in West African History. Lanham, Md.: AltaMira, 2006.

Larsen, Jack Lenor with Buhler, Alfred and Solyom, Bronwen and Garrett. The Dyer’s Art: Ikat, Batik, Plangi. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976.

Lauria-Santiago, Aldo A. An Agrarian Republic: Commercial Agriculture and the Politics of Peasant Communities in El Salvador, 1823-1914.  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999.

Littlefield, Daniel C. Rice and Slaves: Ethnicity and the Slave Trade in Colonial South Carolina. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois, 1991.

McCafferty, Sharisse D. and McCafferty, Geoffrey G. “Spinning and Weaving as Female Gender Identity in Post-Classic Mexico.”  Textile Traditions of Mesoamerica and the Andes: An Anthology.  Ed. Blum Schevell, Margot, Berla, Janet Catherine, Dwyer, Edward B.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991.

McKinley. Catherine E., Indigo: In Search of the Color that Seduced the World. New York: Bloomsbury, 2011.

Marsh, Graham and Trynka, Paul. Denim: From Cowboys to Catwalks, a Visual History of the World’s Most Legendary Fabric. London: Aurum, 2002.

Miller, Mary and Taube, Karl. An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1997.

Morgan, Philip D. Slave Counterpoint. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998

Murphy, Veronica and Crill, Rosemary. Tie-dyed Textiles of India: Tradition and Trade. New York: Rizzoli in Association with the Victoria and Albert Museum and Grantha Corporation, 1991.

Museés de Marseille. Sublime Indigo. Paris: Editions Vilo, 1987.

The Museum of International Folk Art. Indigo. Santa Fe: The Museum of New Mexico, 1962.

National Crafts Council of Bangladesh. Textile Traditions of Bangladesh. Dhaka: National Crafts Council of Bangladesh, 2006.

National Museum of African Art. Adire: Resist-Dyed Cloths of the Yoruba. Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1997

Olwell, Robert. Masters, Slaves, & Subjects: The Culture of Power in the South Carolina Low Country. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998.

Pastoureau, Michel. Blue: The History of a Color. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Phipps, Elena. Cochineal Red: The Art History of a Color. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2010.

Pinckney, Elise. The Letterbook of Eliza Lucas Pinckney 1739 – 1762. Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1972.

Pinney, Christopher. The Coming of Photography in India. London: The British Library, 2008.

Polakoff, Claire. Into Indigo: African Textiles and Dyeing Techniques. Garden City: Anchor, 1980.

Prideaux, Vivien. A Handbook of Indigo Dyeing. Tunbridge Wells: Search Press, 2003.

Roquero, Ana, Tintes y Tintoreros de América: Catalogo de Materias Primas y Registro Etnográfico de México, Centro América, Andes Centrales y Selva Amazónica. Madrid: Ministerio de Cultura, Subdirección General de Publicaciones, Información y Documentación, 2006.

Sanchez, Alicia del Carmen Contreras. Capital Comercial Y Colorantes en la Nueva Espana: Segunda Mitad del S. XVIII. Michoacan: El Colegio de Michoacan, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, 1996.

Sandberg, Gösta. Indigo Textiles: Technique and History. London: A & C Black, 1989.

Siddiqui, Lt Col Faiz. The Lost Nilkuthis of Jessore – Kushtia (1795 – 1895).  Dhaka: Jesmeen Ahmed, 2001.

Takeda, Sharon Sadako and Roberta, Luke. Japanese Fishermen’s Coats from Awaji Island. Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, 2001.

Taussig, Michael. What Color is the Sacred? Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Thirsk, Joan. Alternative Agriculture: A History from the Black Death to the Present. New York: Oxford, 1997.

Travis, Anthony S. The Rainbow Makers: The Origins of the Synthetic Dyestuffs Industry in Western Europe. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press, 1993.

Tsang, Ka Bo. Touched by Indigo: Chinese Blue-and-White Textiles and Embroidery. Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, 2005.

Vaz, Kim Marie. The Woman with the Artistic Brush: A Life History of Yoruba Batik Artist Nike Davies. Armonk: M. E. Sharpe, 1995.

Weir, Robert M. Colonial South Carolina: A History. Columbia: University of South Carolina, 1983.

World Leadership in Denims Through Thirty Years of Progress.  Greensboro: Proximity Manufacturing Company. 1925

Yafa, Stephen. Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber.  New York: Penguin, 2005.

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES:

Bellows, Barbara L. “Eliza Lucas Pinckney: The Evolution of an Icon.” The South Carolina Historical Magazine, April/July 2005: 147-165.

De, Amalendu. “Indigo Trade in Bengal (1779-1860).” Jadavpur University Journal of History, vol. 1 1971-1972: 65-104.

Pinckney, Elise. “Indigo.” American Dyestuff Reporter, March, 1976: 36-39.

Pinckney, Elise. “Letters of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, 1768-1782.” The South Carolina Historical Magazine July 1975: 143-170.

Rembert, David H., Jr. “Indigofera suffruticosa Mill. An 18th Century Specimen from Virginia.” Plant Science Bulletin June 1978: 14.

Rembert, David H., Jr. “The Indigo of Commerce in Colonial North America.”  Economic Botany,  33(2) 1979, 128-134.

Rembert, David H., Jr. “The Rise and Fall of South Carolina Indigo.” Carologue Winter, 1990: 4-17.

Sharrer, G. Terry.  “Indigo in Carolina, 1671-1796.” South Carolina Historical Magazine Jan. 1971: 94-103.

Smith, Robert S. “Indigo Production and Trade in Colonial Guatemala.” The Hispanic American Historical Review  May 1959: 181-211.

Urban, Sylvanus (pseud.), “The Indigo Plant Described.” The Gentleman’s Magazine May- June,1755: 201-259.

Williams, Harriet Simons. “Eliza Lucas and her Family: Before the Letterbook.” South Carolina Historical Magazine July 1998: 259-279.

 

BOOKLETS AND PAMPHLETS:

An Act for Encouraging the Making of Indico in the British Plantations in America.  London: T. Baskett. 1748

Cuomo, Daniela, Levy, Paul Rica, and Nougaréde, Martine. Bleu de Nîmes, Jeans, Denim: Le Bleu Populaire. Nimes: Musée du Vieux Nîmes. 1990.

Indigo in America. Parsippany, NJ: BASF Wyandotte Corp. 1977?

Nomura, Nao. Indigo Gives America the Blues. Lincoln, NB: International Quilt Study Center. 2004.

 

DOCUMENTARIES:

Adire: Indigo Textiles Amongst the Yoruba. Lipp, Thorolf. Videocassette. Bayreuth: Arkadia Filmproduktion, 1995.

Indigo: A World of Blue. Kwon, Charllotte. DVD. Vancouver: Maiwa Productions. 2005.

Textile Magicians: Japan. Zañartu, Cristobal. Videocassette. Paris: Rohan Arts. 1996.