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Understanding Quilt-Specific Colors: Madder Brown

Sikarskie, Amanda Grace

Madder Brown
Madder dyes come from the roots of the madder plant, also known as rubia, and along with walnut shells, clay, and certain woods, were used to dye quilt fabrics brown from the eighteenth century onward.  While browns, including madder brown, were ext...(More)

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