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Indigo dying by the hand

Indigo is dying by hand. Indigo – the primary use for indigo is as a dye for cotton yarn, which is mainly for the production of denim cloth for blue jeans. On average, a pair of blue jean trousers requires 3 – 12 g of indigo. Small amounts for dyeing wool and silk.

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Levi’s type II jackets (506XX)

Levi’s Type II jackets (506XX). In 1953 introduces Levi Strauss Co. a new version of the classic First Edition jacket (type II, LOT 566XX) The jacket has kept the details carried from type, I. However, the most significant and visually difference was the added front pocket.

Over-dye

Over-dye is a fabric dye process on denim fabrics. Most frequently used on indigo or black denim fabric, this is over-dyed black and when coloured jeans are in trends.