Indigo Purple and Crimson

Paula shares this link with us describing the find of ancient textiles with the colours that inspire the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Textiles, Toronto:

http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/IsraelExperience/History/Pages/2,000-year-old-fabrics-dyed-with-murex-snail-extract-31-Dec-2013.aspx

Indigo Purple and Crimson

Indigo Purple and Crimson

Today, indigo, purple and crimson are also named web colours, identified as 4B0082, 800080, and DC143C – no complicated dyes required!

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Since 1982 the Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Textiles has brought together people who are interested in studying and creating textile art and needlework based on Jewish themes. We welcome people of all ages and skill levels, from professional artist to novice stitcher. Anyone with a desire to learn new techniques and/or anyone with an interest in Judaic textiles is asked to participate.

One thought on “Indigo Purple and Crimson

  1. What a fabulous educational article describing the Indigo Purple and Crimson colors that were used during the Biblical period. Thank you for researching this valuable information and sharing it with our Pomegranate Guild members.

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