Schüffer's color charts described and ordered both unmixed and mixed colors together. Here, bands one through eight correspond to the unmixed colors shown on the shield. He instructs the reader how to fill the remaining bands with mixtures of two or three colors. Source: Muster und Register der rothen Farben. From Jacob Christian Schäffer, Entwurf einer allgemeinen Farbenverein . . . (Regensburg, 1769), plate II.

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

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  • Table of red colors, with samples. Schüffer's color charts described and ordered both unmixed and mixed colors together. Here, bands one through eight correspond to the unmixed colors shown on the shield. He instructs the reader how to fill the remaining bands with mixtures of two or three colors. Source: Muster und Register der rothen Farben. From Jacob Christian Schäffer, Entwurf einer allgemeinen Farbenverein . . . (Regensburg, 1769), plate II.