The registration does not state that SUPERSTITION shows a definite red base color which shines through around the beard and shoulders.
My memories of SIB is a more black look but I don't have the clear mental pictures of it. Sorry.
Zone 6 KY
From: Linda Mann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: [iris-photos] Re: Study in Black vs Superstition
See if this helps:
STUDY IN BLACK (Plough, R. 1967) Sdlg. 62-96-25. TB, 36" (91 cm), EM
Deep red-black self with lighter area at base of midribs; clean
brownish hafts; velvety finish; beard brown tipped blue-violet. (. (Duke
of Burgundy x Edenite) X Congo Song
SUPERSTITION (Schreiner's, R. 1977) Sdlg. I 195-2. TB, 36" (91 cm), M
Ebony-hued self; blue-black beard. D754-1: (V435-1 x Y1560-15) X