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Dye Material

Object Number:P1429
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Sumatra
Date Made: 1901
Early Date: 1901
Late Date: 1901
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Length: 21 cm
Width: 3.4 cm
Thickness: 2.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of H. M. Hiller and Alfred C. Harrison Jr., 1901

Description

Material for making dye: wood. Piece of wood with "Sapang" written on it. (Sapan wood [Caesalpinia sappan] is used for red dye.)

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