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Elegies of the dark shades of Mauve

Mauve does not constitute any random tone of the colour palette. It is registered as the first synthetic dye in history that ushered in the democratisation of colour in the modern era. At the same time the psychological interpretation of colours labels mauve as “mysterious”- to say the least: one edge of its spectrum exudes power, superiority and lavishness whereas its darker hues reflect the romantic aspects of the psyche dominated by introversion, thoughtfulness and self- criticism.


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