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...
The traditional colors of the New Orleans Mardi Gras are ... the above-mentioned
meanings of the Mardi Gras colors to be false ...
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 ...
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.
Jan 28, 2011 ... mardi gras color palette by OrendaWhisper. RC185 This is part of the Daily
Random Colour Challenge. Friday 28th January 2011, the colour is.
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 ...