Forty-four pounds of cotton were dyed 13 different shades of blue or compound colors, plus additional weights of unspecified colors. Source: Produit de la cuve en bleu. From Procès-verbal des operations de teintures faites à Yvetot, par le Sieur François Gonin . . . (Rouen, 1756), page 6.

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

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Products of the blue vat. Forty-four pounds of cotton were dyed 13 different shades of blue or compound colors, plus additional weights of unspecified colors. Source: Produit de la cuve en bleu. From Procès-verbal des operations de teintures faites à Yvetot, par le Sieur François Gonin . . . (Rouen, 1756), page 6.