Raspberry (color)

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Raspberry
 
Raspberries05.jpg
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #E30B5C
sRGBB  (rgb) (227, 11, 92)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 95, 60, 11)
HSV       (h, s, v) (337°, 95%, 89[1]%)
Source Maerz and Paul[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Raspberry is a color that resembles the color of raspberries.

The first recorded use of raspberry as a color name in English was in 1892.[3]

Variations

French raspberry

Raspberry (Pourpre.com)
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #C72C48
sRGBB  (rgb) (199, 44, 72)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 78, 64, 22)
HSV       (h, s, v) (351°, 78%, 78[4]%)
Source Pourpre.com
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color French raspberry, which is the deep rich tone of raspberry called framboise (French name of the raspberry) in the Pourpre.com color list, a color list widely popular in France. This is a color from the pourpre.com color list.

Raspberry rose

Raspberry Rose
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #B3446C
sRGBB  (rgb) (179, 68, 108)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 62, 40, 30)
HSV       (h, s, v) (338°, 62%, 70[5]%)
Source ISCC NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color raspberry rose.

The color raspberry rose is a deep tone of raspberry.

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Raspberry Rose (color sample #255).

Raspberry glace

Raspberry Glace
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #915F6D
sRGBB  (rgb) (145, 95, 109)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 35, 25, 43)
HSV       (h, s, v) (333°, 35%, 57[6]%)
Source Plochere
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color raspberry gloss is displayed at right. It is a medium grayish shade of raspberry that is used in interior design.

The first recorded use of raspberry gloss as a color name in English was in 1926.[7]

The source of this color is the Plochere Color pallet, a color system formulated in 1948 that is widely used by interior designers.[8]

Dark raspberry

Raspberry (Xona.com)
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #872657
sRGBB  (rgb) (135, 38, 87)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 72, 36, 47)
HSV       (h, s, v) (330°, 72%, 53[9]%)
Source Xona.com Color List
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the dark tone of raspberry that is called "raspberry" on the Xona.com Color List.

Dark raspberry is a color that resembles the color of a black raspberry.

"Dark raspberry" is also the color of regular raspberries that have been boiled down into raspberry jam or sauce with sugar to use for cake filling, filling for French pancakes, ice cream topping, etc.

In culture

Music Perhaps the most famous mention of the color raspberry was by Prince, in his popular song, "Raspberry Beret".[10]

Vexillology

The color raspberry has been used in Cossack ethnic flags and uniforms.[11][12][13]

See also

References

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #E30B5C (Raspberry):
  2. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called raspberry in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color raspberry is displayed on page 35, Plate 6, Color Sample I5.
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York: 1930 McGraw-Hill Page 202; Color Sample of Raspberry: Page 35 Plate 6 Color Sample I5
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #C72C48 (French Raspberry):
  5. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #B3446C (Raspberry Rose):
  6. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #915F6D (Raspberry Glace):
  7. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 202; color sample of Raspberry Glace: Page 31 Plate 4 Color Sample F4
  8. ^ Plochere Color System: Archived 2008-10-04 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #872657 (Dark Raspberry):
  10. ^ File:Prince RaspBeret.jpg
  11. ^ The Cossacks 1799-1815 (Warrior) by Laurence Spring and Philip Haythornthwaite, Osprey Publishing, 2003, ISBN 1-84176-464-7 (page 20)
  12. ^ Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations:Ethnic and National Groups Around the World Volume II D-K by James Minahan, Greenwood, 202, ISBN 0-313-32110-8 (page 1035)
  13. ^ The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2):Cavalry 1799-1814 (Men-At-Arms Series, 189) by Philip Haythornthwaite and Bryan Fosten, Osprey Publishing, 2010, ISBN 0-85045-746-7 (page 36)
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