- a fine black pigment made by calcining ivory.
Origin of ivory black
Examples from the Web for ivory black
Historical Examples of ivory black
From the stones or kernels of peaches, cherries, and other similar fruits, treated as for ivory-black.
If black sealing-wax is required, lamp-black or ivory-black is stirred in.The Chemistry of Hat Manufacturing
Ivory-black is mixed with the gum to produce a black colour; and cinnabar or vermilion, to render the paste either brown or red.Flowers and Flower-Gardens
David Lester Richardson
Ivory-black or bone-black are superior to lampblack, but the latter will do very well for most purposes.Woodworking for Beginners
Charles Gardner Wheeler
As the last; but adding with the ivory-black, &c., 14 to 28 lbs.
- a black pigment obtained by grinding charred scraps of ivory in oil