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'''Blue''' is a colour which lies betwenn [[green]] and [[purple]] on the light spectrum. In heraldry it is called [[azure]].
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'''Blue''' is a colour which lies between [[green]] and [[purple]] on the light spectrum. In [[heraldry]] it is called [[azure]].
   
[[Blue dye]] came from [[woad]], and later in period, also from [[indigo]].
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[[Blue dye]] came from [[woad]], and later in [[period]], also from [[indigo]].
   
In [[Catholic|Roman Catholic]] iconography, blue was frequently reserved for, and used to indicate, the '''Virgin Mary'''.
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In [[Catholic|Roman Catholic]] iconography, blue was frequently reserved for, and used to indicate, the [[Virgin Mary]].
   
 
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Latest revision as of 17:06, 2 May 2006

Blue is a colour which lies between green and purple on the light spectrum. In heraldry it is called azure.

Blue dye came from woad, and later in period, also from indigo.

In Roman Catholic iconography, blue was frequently reserved for, and used to indicate, the Virgin Mary.