While color is not specified for the Inglis costumes, it is interesting to find that Lyndsay's garment is apparently particolored in blue and yellow.
Apart from that, the particolored taffeta and the apparent lack of differentiation between the generic "playcoats," if anything suggests something not unlike the earlier set of red and yellow "daunsing cotis.
25) Although the particolored taffeta sounds familiar, at two ells this is clearly a child's costume rather than an adult's.
Yet overall, the evidence up to this point remains enigmatic: playcoats are relatively frequent; they are often, though not always, specifically associated with performance of something referred to as a "play"; they are usually made of taffeta, and the entries for single costumes suggest they are often particolored.
Let's not tarry long in this room that's full of dead people in particolored
frames and some of them look at us as if we owed them a good explanation and the eyes of others so empty that we're ashamed but all of them people who brought us life with toil and pain and hunger and this eternal death.
Haroun and the Sea of Stories shows further reconciliation, and with it a great upwelling of joy, of particolored
He has a shaven head, wears a mask and particolored
tights, and carries a wooden sword.
But then, as the figure detaches itself from the fiery background of the, ti-tree swamp, a "no-man's land" where "everything savage and fearsome" lives, and "all that belonged to Absolute Dark" (3), the children have the impression that the figure, flickering like a flame itself, has been halfway changed into a bird, a strange, particolored
creature that launches itself onto the top rail of the fence and remains poised there, preparing for flight.
His novels Tsvetnye vetra ( Particolored
Winds, 1922) and Golubye peski ( Azure Sands 1922) and his stories, such as " Partizany " ( " The Guerillas, " 1921) and " Brone - poezd 14 - 69 " (1922; translated as " Armored Train 14 - 69, " 1933), are exotic in both theme and treatment, written in the ornate prose style popular in the 1920s.
Readers who find Roman Catholicism no less particolored
in practice than Buddhism, negatively presented here, may not be much moved by the poem's resolution.
Later variations of the type included Arlecchino or Harlequin, famous for his particolored
costume (derived from the original patched garments he wore); he is sometimes called Truffaldino or Mezzetino; Tartaglia, noted for his eyeglasses and his comic stuttering; Brighella, the usual companion of Arlecchino; and Pulcinella, who speaks in Neapolitan dialect, has a tremendous nose, and is always hungry -- he survives in the Punch and Judy shows of the puppet theatre.