SHELL PURPLE DYE
Ancient shell purple dye
Date: Forthcoming, March-April 2023
Location: Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Organised by: Fashion History Lab
Invited participants: tbc
Royal purple is the most expensive and precious dye used in classical Rome and in the Byzantine. This workshop, organised at Aalto University, focuses on testing the dye and comparing the results with other purple dyes made with kermes, brazilwood and logwood.
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