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Powder blue (web color powder blue)
|sRGBB (r, g, b)||(176, 224, 230)|
|CMYKH (c, m, y, k)||(100, 20, 0, 0)|
|HSV (h, s, v)||(220°, 70%, 90%)|
|B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
The web color powder blue is shown on the right.
The original, darker powder blue color (also known as "smalt") referred to powdered cobalt glass, which was of a deep, dark blue hue and used in laundering and dyeing applications. The cobalt blue glass was itself made from zaffre.
- W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords
- Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 202. See color sample of powder blue, Page 95--Plate 36 Color Sample H2
- Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 202. See color sample of powder blue (smalt), Page 109--Plate 43 Color Sample D11