Mahogany (color)

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Mahogany
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#C04000
sRGBB  (rgb)(192, 64, 0)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 67, 100, 25)
HSV       (h, s, v)(20°, 100%, 75[1]%)
SourceMaerz and Paul[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
 
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Mahogany
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#C04000
sRGBB  (rgb)(192, 64, 0)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 67, 100, 25)
HSV       (h, s, v)(20°, 100%, 75[1]%)
SourceMaerz and Paul[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)


Mahogany is a reddish brown color. It is approximately the color of the wood, mahogany. However, the wood itself, like most woods, is not uniformly the same color.

The first recorded use of mahogany as a color name in English was in 1737.[3]

Variations of mahogany[edit]

Mahogany red[edit]

Mahogany (Crayola)
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#CD4A4C
sRGBB  (rgb)(205, 74, 76)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 64, 63, 20)
HSV       (h, s, v)(359°, 64%, 80[4]%)
SourceCrayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Mahogany red is equivalent to the color called mahogany in Crayola crayons. "Mahogany" was made a Crayola color in 1949.

The first recorded use of mahogany red as a color name in English was in 1843.[5]


Mahogany tints and shades[edit]

Mahogany tints and shades
NameColorHex TripletRGB
Mahogany#C04000192640
Mahogany-VY LT#FFBEA4255190164
Mahogony-LT#DD6D5B22110991
Mahogany-MD#D1665420910284
Mahogany-DK#9D3C271576039
Mahogany-VY DK#8F39261435738


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #C04000 (Mahogany):
  2. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called mahogany in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color mahogany is displayed on page 37, Plate 7, Color Sample J10.
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 198; Color Sample of Mahogany: Page 37 Plate 7 Color Sample J10
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #CD4A4C (Mahogany Red):
  5. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 198

Notes[edit]

Reference for mahogany tints and shades chart: "RGB values for DMC floss". Retrieved June 13, 2005.