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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
An organic yellow dye prepared from the small dark yellow flowers found on acacia trees (''Acacia catechu''). [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=Cutch%20%28dye%29 Cutch], a brown dye, is obtained from the leaves and wood of the same tree.
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An organic yellow dye prepared from the small dark yellow flowers found on acacia trees (''Acacia catechu''). [[Cutch%20%28dye%29|Cutch]], a brown dye, is obtained from the leaves and wood of the same tree.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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''Acacia catechu; cacho(Esp.); giallo d'acacia (It.); acacia (Port.)''
 
''Acacia catechu; cacho(Esp.); giallo d'acacia (It.); acacia (Port.)''
  
== Authority ==
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== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
 
* John and Margaret Cannon, ''Dye Plants and Dyeing'', Herbert Press, London, 1994
 
* John and Margaret Cannon, ''Dye Plants and Dyeing'', Herbert Press, London, 1994

Latest revision as of 11:51, 29 April 2016

Description

An organic yellow dye prepared from the small dark yellow flowers found on acacia trees (Acacia catechu). Cutch, a brown dye, is obtained from the leaves and wood of the same tree.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Acacia catechu; cacho(Esp.); giallo d'acacia (It.); acacia (Port.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • John and Margaret Cannon, Dye Plants and Dyeing, Herbert Press, London, 1994
  • Kurt Wehlte, The Materials and Techniques of Painting, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1975