Color to Dye For

Repeats every day until Sun Sep 25 2022 .
Sep 24 2022 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Barrington Plantation

23100 Barrington Ln.
Washington  Texas  77880

10a-4p

In the 1850s brightly colored and patterned cloth was imported from the mills of England and New England but time in the Texas sun would take its toll. Discover how the Jones family and those enslaved at Barrington could easily refresh their faded clothing using dyes made with natural items from near and far. Demonstrations ongoing. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 for more information.