Couches For Afghans

Coats of Many Colors

Color Terms

Black Mask – Face has a shaded part from the nose to the eyes, usually black

Self Mask / No Mask – Face does not have any shading


Black & Tan, Black & Silver, etc – can be defined as a color and/or pattern. Light colored masking on the dark full face, usually have lighter color on the feet and often white on the chest

‘Domino’ Pattern Explained –

Brindle Pattern – Mixture of various colors

Other Terms

Dilute – the patterns (domino, brindle, blk & tan, black & silver) are more subdued in their coloring

Highly Marked – the patterns are more pronounced and colors are more vibrant

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