Definition of Indian red in English:
A red ferric oxide pigment made typically by roasting ferrous salts.
- Hartley favored a range of reds throughout his work, and many of the still-life arrangements are set against a ground of dark sienna or Indian red verging on black.
- Iron oxides of varying composition (i.e., Spanish red, Indian red and Venetian red), cadmium selenide and select organic toluidines are the most popular red pigments.
- The base colours yellow and Indian red are prepared from soft laterite while blue is made from the juice of indigo leaves and black from lamp-black.
Definition of Indian red in:
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