Society of Dyers and Colourists

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Arms of Society of Dyers and Colourists

Official blazon

Arms : Tierce in pairle reversed purpure, Or, and azure, in chief a madder plant eradicated gold and a slip of indigo leaved and fructed also azure and in base between two slips of the grain tree leaved also gold a hexagon argent voided of the field.
Crest: On a wreath Or and purpure, A Purple Iris flower proper.
Supporters: On the dexter side a female figure representing the goddess Iris, habited argent with wings Or and holding in the exterior hand a caduceus proper, and on the sinister side a male figure representing a craftsman of the dyer's trade in seventeenth century habit proper, holding in the exterior hand a hank of silk also Or.
Motto: Scientia coloris ministra.


The arms were officially granted on December 20, 1956.

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