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Lots of [[dye]]s make [[period]] yellows - [[weld]], dyer's greenweed, [[saffron]], [[marigold]], [[tansy]] and other substances.  Not all of them were very colourfast, so [[weld]] and [[dyer's greenweed]] were prized because they made a good clear yellow that was easily grown and harvested and didn't fade much.
 
Lots of [[dye]]s make [[period]] yellows - [[weld]], dyer's greenweed, [[saffron]], [[marigold]], [[tansy]] and other substances.  Not all of them were very colourfast, so [[weld]] and [[dyer's greenweed]] were prized because they made a good clear yellow that was easily grown and harvested and didn't fade much.
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Lots of dyes make period yellows - weld, dyer's greenweed, saffron, marigold, tansy and other substances. Not all of them were very colourfast, so weld and dyer's greenweed were prized because they made a good clear yellow that was easily grown and harvested and didn't fade much.