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Madder is a vegetable dye that has been used since prehistoric times along with the blue dye Woad). A piece of fabric found in the tomb of King Tutankhamen was found to have been dyed with madder.
Madder is found in the roots of plants of the madder family (Galium, Asperula), the greatest concentrations occur in species of Rubia, especially the European Rubia tinctorum.