|KEY WORD : art history / paintings|
| Also written 檜皮色.
1 A shade of dark brown, lit. cypress-bark colour. Old names include juhi-iro 樹皮色, mokujiki 木色, kenda-iro けん陀色. The colour name hiwada-iro dates back to the Heian period and is still used today. A hiwada-iro dye was made from indigo *ai 藍 mixed with sappan wood *suou 蘇芳.
2 A term used in weaving for a pale yellow warp combined with a red weft.
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