Dye plant sample; Impatiens pallida; Vincennes, Indiana; 1882


Dye plant sample; Impatiens pallida; Acquired from the Indians of Vincennes, Indiana, in 1882. Original cataloging reads: "Yellow Dye Plant. - The wild Lady Slipper, Impatriens pallida, The entire plant boiled in water with the addition of copperas produces a fine, yellow color for cotton or woolen fabrics. From the Indians of Vincennes, Indiana, 1882. 57,603. Collected by Dr. E. Palmer." on object tag.

Date Made: ca. 1882

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Indiana, Vincennes

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.E057603.000Catalog Number: E57603Accession Number: 11892

Object Name: fiber samplenatural dye sample

Measurements: overall: jar: 10 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 11.43 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-1f60-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1937989

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