Yellow berries

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Name for unripe berries from various species of buckthorn (Rhamus) that are used to make a yellow lake commonly called Dutch pink.

See Buckthorn berries

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