Department of Carpet, Science and art University, P.O. Box: 891671335, Yazd, Iran.
Center of Excellence for Color Science and Technology, Institute for Color Science and Technology, P.O. Box: 16765-654, Tehran, Iran
Department of Organic Colorants, Institute for Color Science and Technology, P.O. Box: 16765-654, Tehran, Iran.
Department of Textile Engineering, Yazd University, P.O. Box: 89195-741, Yazd, Iran.
Department of Carpet, Tehran University of Art, P.O. Box: 1136813518, Tehran, Iran.
Faculty of Chemistry, Kharazmi University, P.O. Box: 15719-14911, Tehran, Iran.
An ecological approach has been obtained by using natural dyes and mordant for dyeing process. Fabrics dyed using myrobalan extract as natural mordants and green dye. A red color were obtained by using theses mordants. The color of dyed fabrics was investigated in CIELab L, a and b and K/S values. Finally, all dyed fabrics were tested for wash and light fastness properties as per ISO standard test methods. The results of using biomordants for fabrics dyeing were comparable with that of the metallic mordants in terms of color strength and fastness properties. myrobalan extract as biomordants produced red color with medium fastness properties and thus offer full potential to replace metal salts in dyeing process.