Tuesday, April 17, 2007

04.17.07 JUST A REMINDER...

...that color is a gift. In addition to the gaudy magnificence of garden flowers, I remember that plants have historically been the source of much of the color in our lives. Madder, Rubria tinctorium; woad, Isatis tinctoria; and weld, Reseda lutola; provided the dyes red, blue, and yellow (as well as their many combinations, green, mauve, etc.) for coloring fiber for textiles.

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