Inside the Color Vault: Forbes Pigment Collection

 
Forbes Pigment Collection
Forbes Pigment Collection
Forbes Pigment Collection
Forbes Pigment Collection
Forbes Pigment Collection
Forbes Pigment Collection
Forbes Pigment Collection
Forbes Pigment Collection

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The color vault at Harvard's Straus Center, known as the Forbes Pigment Collection, is home to some of the world's rarest pigments. This video, presented by Great Big Storyfeatures a tour by Straus Director Narayan Khandekar. He shares bits of fascinating history behind pigments with names like Dragon's Blood, Mummy, and Indian Yellow.