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Color Me Red

  • Sponsor: Mercer Museum
  • Location: Mercer Museum
  • Dates: June 29, 2017
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Phone: (215) 348-9461
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Price: $12 Per Person
  • Reservations Required: Yes

Quilt historian and appraiser Dawn Heefner discusses why the color red is so appealing, how it has been used in quilts, and how red dyes have been sought after through the centuries. Learn how the search for a permanent red dye was the subject of a high-stakes effort by early European traders and merchants, one that included espionage and intelligence gathering on a global scale.

Color Me Red