Ombré

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MFA Acc. #: 50.2397

Description

A French term used for gradual shading changes in color. Ombré effects in fabrics can be made by gradually changing the hue of the warp yarns. Ombré effects are also printed onto fabrics and paper using varying hues or tones of color.

Synonyms and Related Terms

ombre; fondu printing; irised printing

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