Burgundy (color)

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Burgundy
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#800020
sRGBB (r, g, b)(128, 0, 32)
HSV (h, s, v)(345°, 100%, 50%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(26, 79, 7°)
Source[1][2][3]
ISCC–NBS descriptorPurplish red (pR)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
Two bottles of red Burgundy wine from Gevrey-Chambertin, Côtes de Nuits

Burgundy is a dark red-purplish colour.[4][5]

The colour burgundy takes its name from the Burgundy wine in France. When referring to the colour, "burgundy" is not usually capitalized.[6]

The colour burgundy is similar to Bordeaux (#4C1C24), Merlot (#73343A), Berry (#A01641), and Redberry (#701f28). Burgundy is made of 50% red, 0% green, and 13% blue. The CMYK percentages are 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 75% yellow, 50% black.[7][8][9]

The first recorded use of "burgundy" as a colour name in English was in 1881.[10]

Variations[edit]

European Union passports are usually burgundy in colour

Vivid burgundy[edit]

Vivid Burgundy
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#9F1D35
sRGBB (r, g, b)(159, 29, 53)
HSV (h, s, v)(349°, 82%, 62%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(35, 91, 7°)
Source[11]
ISCC–NBS descriptorVivid red
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

In cosmetology, a brighter tone of burgundy called vivid burgundy is used for coloring hair.[12]

Old burgundy[edit]

Old Burgundy
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#43302E
sRGBB (r, g, b)(67, 48, 46)
HSV (h, s, v)(6°, 31%, 26%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(22, 11, 18°)
Source[13]
ISCC–NBS descriptorDark reddish brown
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color old burgundy is a dark tone of burgundy. The first recorded use of old burgundy as a color name in English was in 1926.[14][15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Color Burgundy - Hex Code #800020 - RGB 128, 0, 32". 99colors.net. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul
  3. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called burgundy in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color burgundy is displayed on page 135, Plate 56, Color Sample E8.
  4. ^ "Definition of BURGUNDY". www.merriam-webster.com. Retrieved 2021-04-28.
  5. ^ "How To Make Maroon, Burgundy, And Other Deep Red Colored Icing and Frosting". Lila Loa. Retrieved 2021-04-28.
  6. ^ "Burgundy". Dictionary.com. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  7. ^ "Guide to Burgundy | PicMonkey Guide to Color". Archived from the original on 2021-05-06.
  8. ^ "Guide to Burgundy".
  9. ^ "Colors - Resene".
  10. ^ 1989, Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., s.v. Burgundy.
  11. ^ "Color Vivid burgundy - Hex Code #9F1D35 - RGB 159, 29, 53". 99colors.net. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-06-21.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ Foster, John C. "Retsof online version of ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Colo(u)r Names - Oa through Oz". Tx4.us. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  14. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 200; Color Sample of Old Burgundy: Page 43135 Plate 56 Color Sample H9
  15. ^ Foster, John C. "Retsof online version of ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Colo(u)r Names - Ra through Rz". Tx4.us. Archived from the original on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2017.

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