from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A direct cotton coal-tar color of the disazo type, related to stilbene. It dyes unmordanted cotton in a salt bath. It is very fast.
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On wool, we have about half a dozen of medium fastness, viz., benzo-orange, Congo orange R, chrysophenin G, chrysamin R, brilliant yellow.
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