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Pigment

Scope note

Use for any relatively insoluble organic, inorganic, natural or artificial substance that imparts a color to another substance or mixture and always appears as the same specific color when viewed in white light. It is the constituent of paint or ink that provides the color.

This term has 581 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300013109

Broader Terms used

colorant

Equivalent Terms used

pigments

Created

11yrs ago

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Horse

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Horse

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Dish

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Bowl

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Sherd

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Fragment

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Potter: Unknown

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Sherd

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Potter: Unknown

Jug

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Tile

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Cup

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Dish

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Jug

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Jug

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Production: Unknown

Tile fragment

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Potter: Unknown

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