You have seen some of the clothing designs from the 19th century — but what did the fabric patterns look like close up? Take a look at three designs from 1874, as published in the “Practical handbook of dyeing and calico-printing” by Sir William Crookes.
Chrome orange, light and dark:
Printed swatch with floral design (Carbonaceous grey with chrome green, chrome yellow and extract of madder):
Aniline black with madder-red and chrome-orange: