RE: [Authentic_SCA] Re: Opinion on swatches please
- The "dye from a seal animal" was imperial purple, derived from the murex snail. And yes, the snail became virtually extinct from the dye trade.
- BTW, do you have an ISSN no for this journal? Googling
> for "dress" seems unfortunately rather pointless.Try googling Dress and Journal.....It's the Journal of the Costume
Society of America, ISSN 0361-2112.....