Yama-momo

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Description

The Japanese name for a traditional yellow colorant derived from the Myrica rubia shrub.

Synonyms and Related Terms

yamamomo; mountain peach

Other Properties

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

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