Abraum

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Description

A red clay used as a red colorant to darken fresh cut mahogany in England as early as the mid 18th century.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, Compact Edition, 1971 Comment: origin date = 1753
  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • Website address 1 Comment: www.bibliomanina.com/reference/webster

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