The traditional colors of the New Orleans Mardi Gras are purple, green, and gold.
All three colors were used by the Catholic ...
Ever wonder how the official Mardi Gras colors - purple, green and gold - were
chosen? We know. Rex selected the official Mardi Gras colors in 1872 to honor ...
But beginning in 1886 with Proteus' parade "Visions of Other Worlds," these
chromolithographs could be produced in full, saturated color, doing justice to the
A discussion of the three colors of Mardi Gras (gold, purple and green), their
meanings (power, justice, and faith) and their use in beads, cakes, costumes,
Feb 6, 2013 ... The traditional Mardi Gras colors of purple, green and gold were not chosen
arbitrarily. Rex, the King of Carnival, selected this scheme in 1892, ...
What do the three colors of Mardi Gras stand for? Find out their true origins and
see examples of how they are used in New Orleans during carnival!
Dec 2, 2008 ... Homes come in many shades of color but this time of year there is only one color
scheme...PURPLE, GREEN AN GOLD. Mardi Gras is upon us ...
Feb 8, 2013 ... Learn the history behind the purple, green and gold colors of Mardi Gras.
Purple, Green & Gold (often abbreviated PGG) are the official colors of Mardi
Gras. Just as Christmas is associated with green & red, Mardi Gras has official ...
Mardi Gras is the celebration of the beginning of the Catholic Lenten season.
Mardi Gras is French for "fat Tuesday" and embodies the abandonment and ...