Cochineal dye

Cochineal dye

C025/0348 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 28.1MB

Downloadable file size: 4.7MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cochineal dye. Natural red dye obtained by crushing cochineal bugs (Dactylopius coccus). These scale insects live on Opuntia cacti. The red pigment is called carmine. Photographed in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: art, artisan, cactus, carmine, central america, central american, coccidae, cochineal, cochineal bug, color, colour, cottage industry, craft, craftsman, crushed, dactylopius, dactylopius coccus, dye, fauna, ground, hand, hand made, hand-made, handmade, insect, mexican, mexico, natural, natural dye, oaxaca, people, person, pigment, red, scale, textile, tradition, traditional, workshop

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.