This bold metallic magenta red has purple undertones. Magenta dye was developed in the late nineteenth century by European scientists. Early adopters were European armies who adopted the color for uniforms. It was named after an Italian town in Lombardy due where French Troops in magenta uniforms proved to be victorious.
DMC Mouliné is our range of industry-leading stranded embroidery floss, world-renowned for its quality and vibrancy.