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.)
- 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