Dictionarium polygraphicum. Colouring and Non Colouring Drugs.

Dictionarium Polygraphicum:
Or, The Whole Body of Arts Regularly Digested.
Vol I.
London: Printed for C. Hitch and C. Davis in Pater-noster Row, and S. Austen in St. Paul's Church Yard. MDCCXXXV.
Thus dyers distinguish their drugs; the first are applicative, and communicate their colours to the matters boil’d in them, or pass'd through them. As woods, scarlet grain, cochineal, indigo, madder, turmeric, &c. the second serve to prepare and dispose the stuffs and other matters, and to extract the colour out of the Colouring ingredients; as allum, salt or crystal of tartar, arsenic, realgal, salt-petre, common-salt, sal armoniac, sal gemmæ, agaric, spirit of wine, bran, peas four, wheat, starch, lime and ashes.

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