Eggshell (color)

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EggshellHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#F0EAD6
sRGBB  (rgb)(240, 234, 214)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 2, 11, 6)
HSV       (h, s, v)(46°, 11%, 94[1]%)
SourceISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
 
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EggshellHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#F0EAD6
sRGBB  (rgb)(240, 234, 214)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 2, 11, 6)
HSV       (h, s, v)(46°, 11%, 94[1]%)
SourceISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color eggshell is meant as a representation of the average color of a chicken egg. Since the color of chicken eggs may vary between pale brown and white, this color is an average between those colors, closer to white than pale brown, since more chicken eggs are white than are pale brown.

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Eggshell (color sample #92).

Eggshell in human culture[edit]

Interior design

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References[edit]

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #F0EAD6 (Eggshell):