Sunday, May 31, 2009

Color of the Day - Nuage

Nuage, 1874 – Some charming new greys are called “nuage”, all the tints that can be in the clouds are included in this – the gris charni, gris de Nil, gris russe, gris d’acier, gris fuetre.
Warehousemen and Drapers’ Trade Journal, May 2, 1874

excerpt from:
Elephant's Breath and London Smoke
edited by Deb Salisbury
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