Madder Lake Pigment 2

Experiment

Heritage

Research

Traditional

Reconstruction of madder lake pigments from The Winsor & Newton 19th Century Archive (book P1)

Material

Pigments and glazes

Craft

Other

General Technique

Combining

Specific Technique

pigment production

Properties & Qualities

Application

Furnishing; Sample making

Qualities

Opact; Textured

Colour

Pink

Sample Information

Date of creation

July 2022

Process & Production

1. washing: for 1h30 of the madder roots
2. Extraction: add 30ml of a solution of KAl(SO4)2.12H2O (1.1M)
3. Precipitation: addition of Na2[B4O5(OH)4].10H2O solution

Credits

Craft Maker

Tiago Veiga Project REDiscover; Funded by FCT (2022.02909.PTDC)

Library Contributor

VICARTE, NOVA

Photographer

Sofia Moreira Pires