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Favorite Color?
« on: April 03, 2010, 10:21:12 PM »
I was just wondering, if anyone may know of Tatiana's favorite color(s), no books, websites, or her letters and diary entries never seem to mention it.
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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2010, 07:45:49 AM »
I don't know either. However, in a letter to Zinadia Tolstoya, Tatiana talks about some embroidered handbags that might give a hint as to the girls' color preferences:

Tsarskoe Selo, 23 June 1917
Dearest ZS,
I am terribly ashamed that I still have not thanked you for your letter on the 29th of May and the lovely embroidered bags. I took the bluish one with multicolored flowers, Olga-blue with yellow roses, Anastasia- pink, and Maria- all yellow. They are very useful and those always remind us of you.
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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2010, 12:12:25 PM »
Thank you Sarushka :)
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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2010, 03:35:55 PM »
That is very interesting. My ideas of their favorite colors are very close to those, odd.
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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2010, 04:45:33 PM »
Oh i always wondered this.
I always thought Tatiana's favourite color was yellow o.O
I don't know why, I read somewhere, I don't remember, a quick reference, I'm not sure...

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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2010, 08:44:04 AM »
I've never read anywhere a reference to favorite colors.

Sarushka's source is a good guess, though. I've always assumed Anastasia's favorite color would be red/pink since when she hand-tinted photographs she always put Olga in blue, Maria in green, and herself in red/pink
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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2010, 08:18:49 AM »
I've never read anywhere a reference to favorite colors.

Sarushka's source is a good guess, though. I've always assumed Anastasia's favorite color would be red/pink since when she hand-tinted photographs she always put Olga in blue, Maria in green, and herself in red/pink

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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2010, 12:54:42 PM »
Yes, I agree. I should not trust in most of websites. That's a lot of guessing

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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2010, 01:05:58 PM »
That's true, too!!
You are filled with anguish
For the suffering of others
And no one's grief
Has ever passed you by
You are relentless
Only towards yourself
Forever cold and pitiless
But only if you could look upon
Your Own sadness From a distance
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How sadly you would we

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Re: Favorite Color?
« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2010, 03:37:21 PM »
Yeah, there isn't really any way to know, unless Tatiana herself wrote it down somewhere and that writing still exists today.
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