Savoy blue

Savoy Blue or Savoy Azure (Italian: Blu Savoia or Azure Savoy) is a saturated shade of blue between peacock blue and periwinkle, lighter than peacock blue. It owes its name to the color of the House of Savoy, a dynasty reigning in the County of Savoy from 1003 to 1416, the Duchy of Savoy from 1416 to 1714, the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia from 1720 to 1861 and the Kingdom of Savoy Italy from 1861 to 1946. national with the unification of Italy (1859-1870), it was also used after the birth of the Italian Republic (1946) with the name of “Blue of Italy”. On the edge of the presidential banner of Italy, in fact, an Italian blue border is inserted, and the use of the blue handkerchief for the officers of the Italian Armed Forces, for the presidents of the Italian provinces in official ceremonies, and the blue shirt for the Italian national sports teams became popular during the maintained republican era.