Watch this beautiful video "In Search of Forgotten Colours" hosted by the Victoria and Albert Museum about Japanese master plant dyer and color historian, Sachio Yoshioka. He uses traditional natural dyes harvested from plants to recreate colors over 1,000 years old from many different parts of a variety of plants including: safflower petals (kurenai), asian madder root (akane), and sappanwood (suoh).

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