Persian red

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Persian red
 
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CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 95, 100, 15)
HSV       (h, s, v) (4°, 92%, 78%)
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Persian red is a deep reddish orange earth or pigment from the Persian Gulf composed of a silicate of iron and alumina, with magnesia. It is also called artificial vermillion.

The first recorded use of Persian red as a color name in English was in 1895.[1]

Other colors associated with Persia include Persian pink, Persian rose, Persian blue and Persian green.

In human culture[edit]

Architecture

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 201
  2. ^ Raguin, Virginia C. Decorator: John LaFarge in The makers of Trinity Church in the city of Boston, ed. James F. O'Gorman, D. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2004. p 120