Ventilago

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Description

A natural red dye obtained from the plant Ventilago maderaspatana native to the East Indies (Mayer 1969). Ventilago has poor lightfastness.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Ventilago maderaspatana

Additional Information

R. Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row, New York, 1969.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)