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|sRGBB (r, g, b)||(137, 63, 69)|
|CMYKH (c, m, y, k)||(0, 54, 50, 46)|
|HSV (h, s, v)||(355°, 54%, 54%)|
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Cordovan is a rich shade of burgundy and a dark shade of rose. Cordovan takes its name from the city of Cordoba, Spain, where the production of cordovan leather was first practiced by the Visigoths in the seventh century. The term cordovan has come to describe the color of clothing, leather in particular; in this sense, the use of cordovan overlaps with that of oxblood.
The first recorded use of cordovan as a color name in English was in 1925.
- Cordovan-colored leather jackets are popular among both women and men.
- Cordovan is a popular color for men's shoes:
- Cordovan colored leather gear and footwear are standard issue in the U.S. National Park Service.
- A Cordovan colored finish is applied to dart cabinets produced by Hathaway Games.
- The character Roark and his father Byron, from Pokémon Diamond & Pearl, have Cordovan-colored hair.
- A Cordovan colored interior was popular in the Jeep Grand Wagoneer.
- Shah, David. "Pantone View Color Planner Summer 2007 Key Color Combinations" (PDF). Metropolitan Publishing of Amsterdam. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-01-06. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- Constable, Olivia Remie (1994). Trade and Traders in Muslim Spain. Cambridge University Press.
- Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Cordovan Page 39 Plate 8 Color Sample H8
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