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Understanding Quilt-Specific Colors: Madder or Cinnamon Red

Sikarskie, Amanda Grace

Madder Red or Cinnamon Red and Madder Orange
Madder red, also known as cinnamon red, was a bright red dye made from the roots of the madder, or rubia, plant, and was especially popular in the late nineteenth century.  It is differentiated from another red dye ma...(More)

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04.0193
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1998.152.39
Nine Patch variation

1998.152.39
Nine Patch variation--detail