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Chestnut & Iron 80's Ruffle Dress

Dyed with Chestnut & Iron

When combined with an iron modifier (ferrous sulfate), garments dyed with chestnut will shift from a warm and inviting sand tone to the deeply rich charcoal of our dreams. The chestnut tannins react with the iron molecules to bring an elevated color palette to plant dyes and is one of our favorite ways to further enrich a piece.

Best fit: Small

Condition: Excellent vintage condition

Chest: 20" flat

Length: 52 1/2"

Care Instructions: Due to the nature of plant dyes, color may fade over time. In many cases, the fades and color shifts adds to the beauty and history of these garments. Please wash on cold with similar colors. For garments dyed with indigo, wash separately the first two wash cycles as indigo may bleed more than other plant dyes. Lay garments flat to dry, and do not lay in direct sun. PH neutral detergent is best, we recommend 7th generation as both a detergent and fabric softener. 

All Rooted Botanics pieces are hand dyed, vintage, & pre-loved. As such, there may be some variation in color throughout, making each piece unique and beautiful in it's own way. Any major spotting or garment defects will be noted or photographed.

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