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[[File:dayflowerbpd1.jpg|thumb|Asiatic dayflower (Commelina communis)]]
 
[[File:dayflowerbpd1.jpg|thumb|Asiatic dayflower (Commelina communis)]]
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
 
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[[File:dayflower blue.jpg|thumb|Paper dyed with dayflower blue]]
 
A blue dye extracted from the petals of the ''Commelina communis'' lily plant native to Asia. The blue colorant in the dayflower blue dye is primarily commelinin.
 
A blue dye extracted from the petals of the ''Commelina communis'' lily plant native to Asia. The blue colorant in the dayflower blue dye is primarily commelinin.
  
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tsuyukusa (Jap.); aigami (Jap.); commelinin; Commelina communis (Asiatic dayflower)
 
tsuyukusa (Jap.); aigami (Jap.); commelinin; Commelina communis (Asiatic dayflower)
  
[[File:dayflower blue.jpg|thumb|Paper dyed with dayflower blue]]
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[[File:Dayflower blue_dyed paper2.jpg|thumb|Paper dyed with dayflower blue]]
 
== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
 
== Physical and Chemical Properties ==
  
 
ISO R105 Lightfastness Classification =
 
ISO R105 Lightfastness Classification =
  
== Additional Information ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* S.Shimoyama, Y.Noda, S.Katshuhara, "Non-Destructive Analysis of Ukiyo-E Prints" ''Dyes in History and Archaeology'', No.15, Paper presented in Manchester England, Nov. 1996.
 
* S.Shimoyama, Y.Noda, S.Katshuhara, "Non-Destructive Analysis of Ukiyo-E Prints" ''Dyes in History and Archaeology'', No.15, Paper presented in Manchester England, Nov. 1996.
 
== Additional Images ==
 
 
<gallery>
 
File:Dayflower blue_dyed paper2.jpg|Paper dyed with dayflower blue
 
</gallery>
 
 
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
  
 
* R.Feller, M.Curran, C.Bailie, 'Identification of Traditional Organic Colorants Employed in Japanese Prints and Determination of their Rates of Fading', ''Japanese Woodblock Prints'', Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, 1984
 
* R.Feller, M.Curran, C.Bailie, 'Identification of Traditional Organic Colorants Employed in Japanese Prints and Determination of their Rates of Fading', ''Japanese Woodblock Prints'', Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, 1984
 
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 15:02, 30 June 2020

Asiatic dayflower (Commelina communis)

Description

Paper dyed with dayflower blue

A blue dye extracted from the petals of the Commelina communis lily plant native to Asia. The blue colorant in the dayflower blue dye is primarily commelinin.

Synonyms and Related Terms

tsuyukusa (Jap.); aigami (Jap.); commelinin; Commelina communis (Asiatic dayflower)

Paper dyed with dayflower blue

Physical and Chemical Properties

ISO R105 Lightfastness Classification =

Resources and Citations

  • S.Shimoyama, Y.Noda, S.Katshuhara, "Non-Destructive Analysis of Ukiyo-E Prints" Dyes in History and Archaeology, No.15, Paper presented in Manchester England, Nov. 1996.
  • R.Feller, M.Curran, C.Bailie, 'Identification of Traditional Organic Colorants Employed in Japanese Prints and Determination of their Rates of Fading', Japanese Woodblock Prints, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, 1984