Origin of palette
Examples from the Web for palette
Contemporary Examples of palette
Jagged walls of rock, a palette of blacks and greys, loom over us.Want to Write a Book? Go to Iceland
May 26, 2014
Then when we were in Big Sur, Michael changed her palette to different shades of green.Kate Bosworth Is Back and Crazy in Love
November 5, 2013
The palette was black, silver, gray, and a blue shadow -- perfect for a night club, but not exactly summery.Iris Van Herpen Spring/Summer 2014: Sonic Youth
October 1, 2013
The palette was gentle and pretty, focusing on rose pinks, lavenders, dusky mauve, mint, faun and pale lemon.Burberry Prorsum Spring/ Summer 2014
September 16, 2013
His palette was black and white, with a bit of murky gray mixed in.France’s Next Generation of Designers: Cédric Charlier, Nicolas Andreas Taralis, Anthony Vaccarello
September 26, 2012
Historical Examples of palette
In our rides around the Palette I saw Wahb's tracks once again.A Woman Tenderfoot
Grace Gallatin Seton-Thompson
I had laid my palette on the floor, and was standing with my hands in my pockets.Southern Lights and Shadows
He had taken up his palette and was shuffling about in front of his picture.
He came to open the door himself, holding his palette and brushes.
He brandished his palette and brushes aloft, in his clenched fists.
Word Origin for palette
1620s, "flat thin tablet used by an artist to lay and mix colors," from French palette, from Old French palete "small shovel, blade" (13c.) diminutive of pale "shovel, blade," from Latin pala "spade, shoulder blade," probably from PIE *pak-slo-, from root *pag- (see pact). Transferred sense of "colors used by a particular artist" is from 1882.