The walls were hung round with tapestry, said to be from the Gobelin looms, and, at all events, representing the Scriptural story of David and Bathsheba, and Nathan the Prophet, in colours still unfaded
, but which made the fair woman of the scene almost as grimly picturesque as the woe-denouncing seer.
Her eyes had immediately glanced from him to the place where the bookcase had hung; there was nothing now but the oblong unfaded
space on the wall, and below it the small table with the Bible and the few other books.
These pictured people were odd humorists, in a world of their own,--a world of vivid brilliancy, so far as color went, and still unfaded
, although the teapot and small cups were as ancient as the custom itself of tea-drinking.
But there stood great woods on the slopes beyond--old, tall, and brilliant, like unfaded
tapestries against the walls of a ruined house.
Protected from the light, from the air, cocooned in gold, the velvet underneath was unfaded
. The pattern of the needlework outlined each letter.
When it came to dress, DiMaggio's unfaded
elegance resembled Charles de Gaulle's, Richard Nixon's, and J.
Yet, it still looks like new, its varnish unfaded
by time, its performance smooth and trouble-free as ever.
Though some of the earlier paintings of the artist had already begun to deteriorate, Reynolds assured his sitter he had taken pains so "the colours would remain unfaded
as long as the Canvass would hold them together", adding: "And to confirm my opinion, here is my name, for I have resolved to go down to posterity upon the hem of your Garment" (Siddons 18).
He wore a faded asphalt-colored jacket--only the forearms were unfaded
, from being shielded so many years by oversleeves.
And then the second source for the unfaded
original color was the sixth panel that Rothko had made for the commission but ultimately rejected.
Newly harvested, garden-fresh, not stale, crisp, firm, unwilted, unfaded
; raw, natural, unprocessed, unpreserved, undried, uncured, unsmoked, without additives, without preservatives.
He cannot insulate "the form and the splendour of unfaded
beauty" from "the secrets of anatomy and corruption" (DP, 531).