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February 27, 2012

Textile Collection Presentation on March 29: Natural Dyes

On March 29, Dr. Linda S. McIntosh, Consulting Curator of the Tilleke & Gibbins Textile Collection,  will presents a full morning program on natural dyes. Over three thousand recipes for natural dyes exist. The use of natural dyes has declined throughout the world, but much of the knowledge has been forgotten. Some groups continue to apply natural dyes to their textiles while others work to preserve the knowledge. A 1.5-hour video entitled, In Search of Lost Color: The Story of Natural Dyes, will be played in the program, and Dr. McIntosh will discuss the state of natural dyeing in Thailand and Laos. The program will be illustrated with textiles from the Tilleke & Gibbins Textile Collection.

Natural Dyes
March 29, 2012
10.00 am – 12.30 pm
The Tilleke & Gibbins Textile Collection
Supalai Grand Tower, 26th Floor
1011 Rama 3 Road

For more information or to reserve a seat, please contact: Dr. Linda S. McIntosh at [email protected].