saxe blue


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saxe blue

(sæks)
n
(Colours)
a. a light greyish-blue colour
b. (as adjective): a saxe-blue dress.
[C19: from French Saxe Saxony, source of a dye of this colour]
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Saxe blue and creamy yellow walls displayed crisp, domestic black and white photographs, each one holding its own story.
Exclusive to B&Q, colours have been researched and recreated using extensive historical archives and include Hemp Beige - a soft neutral used throughout the ages in rugs and tapestries; Moonstone Grey - a delicate grey blue that takes its inspiration from a semi-precious gemstone found in Sri Lanka; Saxe Blue from the Renaissance Period and Deep Adam Green which dates back to the Georgian and Regency period.
The sun room walls were painted yellow and she bought a new plaid chair to team with her saxe blue sofa.