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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The chassis, for example, was coach-painted as it would have been back in 1928, and the body was returned to Saxe blue over cream as finished in period.
Looking up, I tried to imagine the Futurist's first floor luxury cafe lounge and the splendour below of the original Foyer with its black and white tile flooring, its walls of Sicilian marble and its Saxe blue colour scheme.
Saxe blue and creamy yellow walls displayed crisp, domestic black and white photographs, each one holding its own story.