|HSV (h, s, v)||(13°, 100%, 100%)|
|sRGBB (r, g, b)||(255, 56, 0)|
|ISCC–NBS descriptor||Vivid reddish orange|
|B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)|
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Coquelicot ( // KOHK-li-koh) is a shade of red. The term was originally a French vernacular name for the wild corn poppy, Papaver rhoeas, which is distinguished by its bright red color, and orange tint. It eventually passed into English usage as the name of a color based upon that of the flower. The first recorded use of this usage was in the year 1795.
Claude Monet painted Les Coquelicots or Poppies Blooming in 1873.
- Webster's Unabridged Universal Dictionary, World Syndicate Publishing, N.Y., 1937
- Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York: 1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Coquelicot: Page 27 Plate 2 Color Sample C10
- Cecil, David (1978). A Portrait of Jane Austen. Constable.