Turkey red is made from the roots of Indian madder. One of the oldest dyestuffs known, madder contains a multitude of colours ranging from crimson and rust to near black depending on dyeing procedure and additional dyes that are used. Since antiquity, madder has been an important source of red pigment. Also, it is used in traditional Tibetan medicine for various purposes.

We use it to make a pale red shade (blush)

scarves with this dye

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