Diamond black

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Description

1) Another name for carbon black.

2) The first chrome black dye. Diamond black was discovered in 1901. It forms a deep, permanent black color on wool.

Synonyms and Related Terms

diamante negro (Esp.)

Authority

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)

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