Lovely Wendy and her CnC Fashion and accessories in Orange :).
The colour ORANGE is named after the appearance of the ripe ORANGE FRUIT.
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Okay…the above orange isn’t the exact orange that we are going to talk about in this post.
The colour orange is named after the appearance of the ripe orange fruit.
Before the late 15th century, the colour orange existed in Europe, but without the name; it was simply called yellow-red.
Spanish and Portuguese merchants brought the first orange trees to Europe from Asia in the late 15th and early 16th century, along with the sanskrit name “naranga,” which gradually became “orange” in English.
In parts of Germany, the Netherlands, and Russia, the orange fruit was and is still called the Chinese apple.
Orange became an important colour for all the impressionist painters. They all had studied the recent books on colour theory, and they know that…
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