Find out all about Noirlac’s tinctorial plants, their pigments, their uses and the colours they produce.

From 14H30
To 16H30

Bocage Farmland

Visit "The tinctorial plants of the bocage farmland"

Visit by Noirlac’s heritage and nature guides

 

From prehistorical cave paintings to today, humans have always used colour to brighten up their lives by dyeing cloth, adding colour to objects or creating works of art such as the illuminations made by Cistercian Monks in the abbeys.
Several dyeing methods exist, one is the use of tinctorial plants.
Set off to discover these plants in Noirlac’s bocage farmland with our nature guide.
Which pigments can you find in these plants? What colours do they produce?
What were/are they used for? You will find the answers during the visit.

 

Useful information

Be sure to adapt your clothing to weather conditions, bring closed shoes and water.
Dogs forbidden

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Booking
- click Ticketing
- resa@noirlac.fr
- call 02 48 96 17 16

Pricing

5 € Full price

3 € Reduced rate

Free Under 12s

Reduced rate applies to students, jobseekers, RSA beneficiaries, disabled, pass’Noirlac, YEPS and pass'culture holders, 12-25 year-olds. Proof of eligibilty required.
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