Color Performance and Cost Effectiveness Evaluation of Acid and Basic Dyed Silk Fabric

  • Shakil Mahmud Sublime Greentex Limited, Sreepur, Gazipur-1740, Bangladesh
  • S. M. Rashadur Rahaman Setu LI & FUNG, Uttara, Dhaka-1230, Bangladesh
  • Md. Ariful Islam Pepkore Global Sourcing, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh
  • Nazmun Nahar Albion clothing Ltd., Christchurch-8011, New Zealand
Keywords: Silk dyeing, color performance, costing, economical


Silk, the natural protein fiber has a great importance in textile clothing, apparel and home decoration due to its definite lustrous appearance, peach like softness and draping qualities. Fine fibrillar structure and orientation of fiber molecules control its dyeing nature covering almost the entire spectrum of colors and hues. Silk is mainly used for value added premium quality products, so this research work is carried out to find out the economical dyestuff for silk along with required end customer performance. Shade strength measurement using data color is also another technical aspect of this research.


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