Name for unripe berries from various species of buckthorn (Rhamus) that are used to make a yellow lake commonly called Dutch pink.
Synonyms and Related Terms
yellow berry; buckthorn berries; Persian berries
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)
- Hermann Kuhn, Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art and Antiquities, Butterworths, London, 1986
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000