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Dyeing For Color

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

The Conococheague Institute, 12995 Bain Road, Mercersburg, PA, will host Dyeing For Color on Saturday, July 27th from 10 am to 4 pm. See how people dyed fiber using flora from their backyard. Staff will take plants from around the site to make a rainbow of color. Learn why some dyes like indigo were one of the biggest exports from the Americas. They will talk about the kinds of knowledge that came from Indigenous and Enslaved peoples. As well as the economic influences natural dyes had on the economy both globally and locally. For more information call (717) 328-2800.

Details

Date:
July 27
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

The Conococheague Institute
12995 Bain Rd
Mercersburg, PA 17236 United States
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Phone
(717) 328-2800
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