Mahogany (color)

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MahoganyHow to read this color infobox
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]%)
Source Maerz 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)How to read this color infobox
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]%)
Source Crayola
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
Name Color Hex Triplet RGB
Mahogany #C04000 192 64 0
Mahogany-VY LT #FFBEA4 255 190 164
Mahogony-LT #DD6D5B 221 109 91
Mahogany-MD #D16654 209 102 84
Mahogany-DK #9D3C27 157 60 39
Mahogany-VY DK #8F3926 143 57 38


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.