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[[File:solidagopd1.jpg|thumb|Giant goldenrod  
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[[File:solidagopd1.jpg|thumb|Giant goldenrod ''Solidago gigantea'']]
 
 
''Solidago gigantea'']]
 
 
== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
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== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
[[File:Uemura 10-08-2009 335.jpg|thumb|Three samples of silk dyed with goldenrod<br>Uemera Dye Archive]]
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[[File:Uemura 10-08-2009 335.jpg|thumb|Silk dyed with goldenrod<br>Uemera Dye Archive]]
 
''Solidago virgaurea''; wild goldenrod
 
''Solidago virgaurea''; wild goldenrod
  
== Additional Information ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* See also [[http://cameo.mfa.org/wiki/Category:Uemura_dye_archive '''Uemera Dye Archive''' (Akinokirinsou)]]
 
* See also [[http://cameo.mfa.org/wiki/Category:Uemura_dye_archive '''Uemera Dye Archive''' (Akinokirinsou)]]
 
== 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
 
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 16:33, 30 June 2020

Giant goldenrod Solidago gigantea

Description

A yellow dye obtained from many Solidago species most of which are native to North America. One species, Solidago virgaurea, is native to Europe. Goldenrod is found near the edge of woods, on dry banks and in any acid soil region. Its abundance, reliability and clarity has made it popular with home dyers. Goldenrod gathered in full bloom and can be stored until needed, if properly dried. Colors range from a golden-yellow with alum to a dark orange with chrome and a green with Iron. The colorants in goldenrod are the flavonols, kaempferol and Quercetin, and the Anthocyanin, cyanidin. Natural tannins and Latex rubber are also present.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Silk dyed with goldenrod
Uemera Dye Archive

Solidago virgaurea; wild goldenrod

Resources and Citations

  • John and Margaret Cannon, Dye Plants and Dyeing, Herbert Press, London, 1994

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