Falu red

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Falu red or falun red (falu rödfärg, ) is a dye that is used in a deep red paint, well known for its use on wooden cottages and barns.wikipedia
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Falu red or falun red (falu rödfärg, ) is a dye that is used in a deep red paint, well known for its use on wooden cottages and barns.
Especally in Sweden the Falu red with white trims is the traditional colouring of most wooden buildings.

Falun

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The pigment historically originated from mines at Falun, in the province of Dalarna.
The name of Falun has influenced the names of some Swedish items associated with the town, such as Falu red, Falu rågrut (A snack), Falu ättika (a type of vinegar) and Falukorv.

Cottage

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Falu red or falun red (falu rödfärg, ) is a dye that is used in a deep red paint, well known for its use on wooden cottages and barns.
The traditional Swedish cottage is a simple panelled house made by wood and painted in red.

Hematite

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In Finland, falu red is known as punamulta ("red earth") in Finnish and rödmylla ("red dirt") in Swedish, after the pigment, which consists of finely divided hematite, iron(III) oxide (Fe 2 O 3 ).
Falu red is a pigment used in traditional Swedish house paints.

Iron(III) oxide

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In Finland, falu red is known as punamulta ("red earth") in Finnish and rödmylla ("red dirt") in Swedish, after the pigment, which consists of finely divided hematite, iron(III) oxide (Fe 2 O 3 ).
Hematite is the characteristic component of the Swedish paint color Falu red.

Dye

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Falu red or falun red (falu rödfärg, ) is a dye that is used in a deep red paint, well known for its use on wooden cottages and barns.

Red

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Falu red or falun red (falu rödfärg, ) is a dye that is used in a deep red paint, well known for its use on wooden cottages and barns.

Starch

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Since the binder is starch, the paint is permeable to water.

Estonian Swedes

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In Estonia, falu red is known as Rootsi punane ("Swedish red") and is most common in Western Estonia in the former Coastal Swedish territory.

Dalarna

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The pigment historically originated from mines at Falun, in the province of Dalarna.

Copper

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It was a side product of calcination of copper ore. Mixed with linseed oil and rye flour, it was found to form an excellent anti-weathering paint. The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Mansion

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During the 17th century, falu red was commonly used on smaller wooden mansions, where it was intended to imitate buildings with brick facing.

Brick

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During the 17th century, falu red was commonly used on smaller wooden mansions, where it was intended to imitate buildings with brick facing.

Stucco

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Increasingly many wooden buildings in urban areas had by then begun to be either painted in lighter colors such as yellow or white, or to be sided with stucco.

Farmer

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Falu red saw a resurgence in popularity in the Swedish countryside during the 19th century, when poorer farmers and crofters began to paint their houses.

Crofting

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Falu red saw a resurgence in popularity in the Swedish countryside during the 19th century, when poorer farmers and crofters began to paint their houses.

Nuclear family

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The Finnish expression punainen tupa ja perunamaa, "a red house and a potato field", referring to idyllic nuclear family life, is a direct allusion to a country house painted in falu red.

Water

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Rye

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Flour

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Linseed oil

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Tailings

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Copper extraction

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Iron oxide

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.

Zinc

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The paint consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil and tailings from the copper mines of Falun which contain silicates iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc.