Garnet Brown

Cutch or catechu is a dyestuff extracted from a syrupy liquid of the Acacia catechu tree. The tree is common to most parts of India, Indonesia and Peru. Indian cutch is by far the most beautiful and a great source of colourfast shades of brown – cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. Catechu is also used as a breath-freshening spice mixture in ayurvedic medicine and in licorice pastilles in France and Italy alike.


Scarves with this dye
Other dyes

Turkey Red

Smoke Grey

Lac Black


Hill Brown

Blood Red