Elementary Introduction to Traditional Chinese Plant Dyeing Art and Its Inheritance in Modern Times

  • Fang TangEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10919)


In the modern era of internet knowledge-based economy, cultural exchange is a global scale, and the distinctive culture of different nationalities is more and more valued by people. Traditional Chinese dyeing and fabric dyeing process has not only encountered unprecedented difficulties but ushered in numerous development opportunities. This paper briefly describes the development process and characteristics of traditional Chinese plant dyeing, analyzes the importance of traditional dyeing technology in modern society, and how modern craftsmen and designers can make constant innovation on the traditional dyeing to adapt to modern market demands and endow it with new vitality.


Chinese traditional plant dyeing Indigo dyeing Inheritance Innovation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Design and ArtBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina

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