Several chemists tried to adapt the painter's pigment Prussian blue to uses for textiles. In this document, Hellot certified that Pierre-Joseph Macquer had submitted his process for wool- and silk-dyeing in October 1748, before abbé Menon presented his process at the Academy in April 1749.

From The creation of color in eighteenth-century Europe by Sarah Lowengard

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Jean Hellot, Certification of the Prussian blue process. Several chemists tried to adapt the painter's pigment Prussian blue to uses for textiles. In this document, Hellot certified that Pierre-Joseph Macquer had submitted his process for wool- and silk-dyeing in October 1748, before abbé Menon presented his process at the Academy in April 1749.