The opening look combined a light turquoise, slinky evening gown with a mauve headpiece.
The village houses are done up in pale gray and mauve and preside over lawns so neat and green they look like carpeting.
Wool lace blouses with dolman sleeves topped slim matching skirts in shades of pea green and mauve.
All shades of violet or mauve or even purple for deep violets may be made from red and blue in different proportions.
On a small console-table was one immense basket of mauve orchids.
A mauve and white striped 'cloud' round my excellent shoulders, a seat in the fifth row of the Gaiety, and both horses sold.
They were there almost over our heads, sprinkling us with their blue, pink, and mauve drops.
I found her in mauve silk—really magnificently made, and her hair was done pompadour.
She quickly caught sight of a mauve sheet of paper on the blotting-pad.
A mauve and white striped "cloud" round my excellent shoulders, a seat in the fifth row of the Gaiety, and both horses sold.
purple dye, 1859, from French mauve, from Old French mauve "mallow" (13c.), from Latin malva "mallow;" the dye so called from the color of the mallow plant. Related: Mauvish.