Seashell (color)

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Hex triplet#FFF5EE
sRGBB  (rgb)(255, 245, 238)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 3, 4, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v)(25°, 7%, 100%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Seashell in the sand
Seashell in the sand

Seashell is an off-white color that resembles some of the very pale pinkish tones that are common in many seashells.

The first recorded use of seashell as a color name in English was in 1926.[1]

In 1987, "seashell" was included as one of the X11 colors.

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  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 204; Color Sample of Seashell: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample A4