The Japanese name for a traditional yellow colorant derived from the Myrica rubia shrub.
Synonyms and Related Terms
yamamomo; mountain peach
ISO R105 Lightfastness Classification is about 2 (mordanted on alum)
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