FABRICS / TISSUS
Craftsmen were famous for the purple dye they extracted from the murex, a shellfish widespread on the coast. The murex mollusk was macerated to secrete a juice, which could range from dark purple to light lilac after special treatment.
Phoenician alphabet, silk taffeta gold and silver hand painted\nAlphabet phénicien, taffetas de soie peint à la main or et argent\n5101
140 cm\n55.14 in\n5101
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