Alizarine Reds


Alizarine Reds
ALIZARINE REDS
A term used in the West African trade to denote cloths 32-in. to 36-in. wide, 20 yards long, made from grey and red yarns in the warp and grey weft. About 16 X 15 per 1/4 in., and 20's grey, 24's alizarine red, 24's weft. The alizarine red yarn is a fast colour and similar to Turkey red in shade and properties. Usually half colour and half grey yarn is used in the warp, the designs being bold, wide stripes and plain weave.

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  • Alizarine — Alizarin A*liz a*rin, Alizarine A*liz a*rine, n. [F. alizarine, fr. alizari.] (Chem.) A coloring principle, {C14H6O2(OH)2}, found in madder, and now produced artificially as an an orange red crystalline compound from anthracene. It is used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alizarin — A*liz a*rin, Alizarine A*liz a*rine, n. [F. alizarine, fr. alizari.] (Chem.) A coloring principle, {C14H6O2(OH)2}, found in madder, and now produced artificially as an an orange red crystalline compound from anthracene. It is used in making red… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C14H6O2OH2 — Alizarin A*liz a*rin, Alizarine A*liz a*rine, n. [F. alizarine, fr. alizari.] (Chem.) A coloring principle, {C14H6O2(OH)2}, found in madder, and now produced artificially as an an orange red crystalline compound from anthracene. It is used in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alizarin — noun Etymology: probably from French alizarine Date: circa 1835 1. an orange or red crystalline compound C14H8O4 formerly prepared from madder and now made synthetically and used especially to dye Turkey reds and in making red pigments 2. any of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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