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What Are the Colors of Mardi Gras?
Mardi Gras, French for Shrove Tuesday also known as Fat Tuesday, is well known as a day of wild revelry and excess. It has its origins in the Catholic tradition as it marks the last day for merry-making before Ash Wednesday kicks off the 40 days of quiet... More »
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The holiday of Mardi Gras is celebrated in Southern Louisiana. Celebrations are concentrated for about two weeks before and ...

www.mardigrasneworleans.com/mgcolors.html

And in 1892, the Rex parade theme "Symbolism of Colors" gave meaning to these colors. Purple Represents Justice. Green Represents Faith. Gold Represents ...

www.allaboutmardigras.com/Features/Tradition%20Features/colors.html

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, floats, ...

cajunradio.com/mardi-gras-colors

Feb 8, 2013 ... He was visiting Louisiana for Mardi Gras in 1872 when he suggested the colors. That year's Rex then decreed that the three colors officially ...

blog.nola.com/mardi_gras_faq/2008/12/what_do_the_mardi_gras_colors.html

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 ...

www.mardigrasday.com/mardi-gras-info/colors-of-mardi-gras

What do the three colors of Mardi Gras stand for? ... The theme of Rex's 1892 parade was “Symbolism of Colors,” which helped to establish the tradition of ...

www.ibtimes.com/mardi-gras-2013-10-things-know-about-new-orleans-famous-carnival-1066872

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, ...

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Feb 8, 2013 ... Learn the history behind the purple, green and gold colors of Mardi Gras.

www.sensationalcolor.com/color-for-your-home/colorful-holidays-occasions/mardi-gras-colors-21447

Three colors reign supreme throughout 'The Big Easy" -- each one symbolizing the meaning of Mardi Gras: purple -- justice, green -- faith and gold --power.