At left, the Saxon green wool; at center, the fabric after boiling in alum; and at right, the result of boiling in soap.

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

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  • European: 1400-1800
Citable Link
  • Jean Hellot, "Sur le beau vert de Saxe," 1 January 1750, page 2, with samples of the fabric. At left, the Saxon green wool; at center, the fabric after boiling in alum; and at right, the result of boiling in soap.