Black Dyes

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Blackest - Science - Chemistry of Black Pigments, Dyes, and Inks - Dyes
... Good-quality black dyes were not known until the middle of the 14th century ... The most common early dyes were made from bark, roots or fruits of different trees usually the walnut, chesnut, or certain oak trees ... The blacks produced were often more gray, brown or bluish ...

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