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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A fine black powder composed of [[antimony sulfide]]. Kohl was used as a cosmetic to darken eyelids and eyebrows.
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A fine black powder composed of [[antimony trisulfide]]. Kohl was used as a cosmetic to darken eyelids and eyebrows.
  
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
  
 
* Susan E. Schur, Conservation Terminology: A review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials, ''Technology and Conservation'', Spring (p.34-39); Summer (p.35-38); Fall (p.25-36), 1985
 
* Susan E. Schur, Conservation Terminology: A review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials, ''Technology and Conservation'', Spring (p.34-39); Summer (p.35-38); Fall (p.25-36), 1985

Latest revision as of 14:11, 11 August 2020

Description

A fine black powder composed of Antimony trisulfide. Kohl was used as a cosmetic to darken eyelids and eyebrows.

Resources and Citations

  • Susan E. Schur, Conservation Terminology: A review of Past & Current Nomenclature of Materials, Technology and Conservation, Spring (p.34-39); Summer (p.35-38); Fall (p.25-36), 1985
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998