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Carved ivory in Sa'dabad Palace, Iran

Ivory is an off-white color that resembles ivory, the material from which the teeth and tusks of animals (such as, notably, the elephant and the walrus) is made. It has a very slight tint of yellow.

About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#FFFFF0
sRGBB  (rgb)(255, 255, 240)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 0, 6, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v)(60°, 6%, 100%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The first recorded use of ivory as a color name in English was in 1385.[1]

The color "ivory" was included as one of the X11 colors when they were formulated in 1987.

Ivory in natureEdit

Ivory gull



Ivory in popular cultureEdit


  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 197; Color Sample of Ivory: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample B12

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