The curtains of the tabernacle were dyed (Exod. 26:1) as was the robe in which Jesus was dressed by soldiers (John 19:2). Lydia, who was converted by Paul in Philippi (Acts 16:14), was engaged in the dyeing business. The dyes were obtained from the fluid of shellfish collected on the coast of Phoenicia.

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