It’s true. Deep down, it’s that deep indigo, and it’s definitely that. Plain, solid indigo is just fine, but I also like a bit of shibori.
Then, there are those, what I came across in my reading recently referred to as “splash pattern” – probably bold itajime – that’s what I’m guessing. It was in reference to what was worn during Obon Matsuri (summertime festivals of the dead) – yukata.
As I said though in the image description, “comfort color and comfort pattern.” It works.