Utilization of Tender Coconut Husk for Dyeing of Natural Fibre / Fabric

  • A process was developed to utilise the extract from tender coconut husk to dye cotton fabric to reddish pink shade.
  • Fastness properties of the fabric was very good.  Fabrics showed colour shift towards darker shade due to perspiration
  • Fabrics with bright and dark colours were obtained when dyed with extract of tender coconut husk and use of an inorganic salt as the secondary mordant.