SDC EC in association with Manipal University, Jaipur and Mody University, Sikar organised this lecture series on various topics relating to coloration and textiles.
By Clifford Cathcart, Belfast Metropolitan College
Are you a dreamer, hate responsibility and have high, perhaps unobtainable standards and goals? Yes? Then you are likely to express a preference for shades of purple and violet. You may also be sensitive, display great taste and appreciate music and the arts. On the downside, you have a tendency to be temperamental.
But what if you hate violet? Well, you probably don’t like close relationships and dislike all forms of conceit, pretence and vanity.
So where do the phrases ‘born in the purple’ or ‘born to be purple’ originate from?