Persian Gulf oxide

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A native red earth pigment (Mayer 1969). Persian Gulf oxide was a bright, clear red iron oxide that has since been replaced by Light red.

Synonyms and Related Terms

light red; Indian red; Persian red; Persian Gulf red; gulf red

Resources and Citations

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

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