“That fabric must be something she loomed herself, in between peanut-butter sandwiches. It would have been smarter without the metallic threads.”
“What would an architect call that color?” he asked.
“I’d call it a yellow-pink of low saturation and medium brilliance.”
“A decorator would call it Cream of Carrot<” he said, “or Sweet Potato Soufflé.”
(from The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern, by Lilian Jackson Braun)
6½*/10. The full review is here.