Raspberry (color)

Raspberry is a color that resembles the color of raspberries.

Raspberry
 
Raspberries05.jpg
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#E30B5C
sRGBB  (rgb)(227, 11, 92)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 95, 60, 11)
HSV       (h, s, v)(337°, 95%, 89[1]%)
SourceMaerz and Paul[2]
ISCC–NBS descriptorVivid red
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The first recorded use of raspberry as a color name in English was in 1892.[3]

The "raspberry" color has a specific book published in 2018 by Coloratura Publisher [4]

VariationsEdit

French raspberryEdit

French Raspberry
 
      Color coordinates
Hex triplet#C42C48
sRGBB  (rgb)(199, 44, 42)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 78, 64, 22)
HSV       (h, s, v)(351°, 78%, 78%)
SourcePourpre.com
ISCC–NBS descriptorVivid red
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color French raspberry, which is the deep rich tone of raspberry called framboise (French name of the raspberry) in the Pourpre.com color list, a color list widely popular in France. This is a color from the pourpre.com color list.

Raspberry roseEdit

Raspberry Rose
 
      Color coordinates
Hex triplet#B3446C
sRGBB  (rgb)(179, 68, 108)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 62, 40, 30)
HSV       (h, s, v)(338°, 62%, 70%)
SourceISCC-NBS
ISCC–NBS descriptorModerate purplish red
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color raspberry rose.

The color raspberry rose is a deep tone of raspberry.

Raspberry glacéEdit

Raspberry Glacé
 
      Color coordinates
Hex triplet#915F6D
sRGBB  (rgb)(145, 95, 109)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 35, 25, 43)
HSV       (h, s, v)(333°, 35%, 57[5]%)
SourcePlochere
ISCC–NBS descriptorGrayish purplish red
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color raspberry glacé is displayed at right. It is a medium shade of raspberry that is used in interior design.

The first recorded use of raspberry glacé as a color name in English was in 1926.[6]

The source of this color is the Plochere Color pallet, a color system formulated in 1948 that is widely used by interior designers.[7]

Dark raspberryEdit

Dark Raspberry
 
      Color coordinates
Hex triplet#872657
sRGBB  (rgb)(135, 38, 87)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(0, 72, 36, 47)
HSV       (h, s, v)(330°, 72%, 53[8]%)
SourceXona.com Color List
ISCC–NBS descriptorDeep purplish red
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the dark tone of raspberry that is called "raspberry" on the Xona.com Color List.

Dark raspberry is a color that resembles the color of a black raspberry.

 
Black raspberries
 
Black raspberry ice cream

"Dark raspberry" is also the color of regular raspberries that have been boiled down into raspberry jam or sauce with sugar to use for cake filling, filling for French pancakes, ice cream topping, etc.

In cultureEdit

MusicEdit

VexillologyEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #E30B5C (Raspberry):
  2. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called raspberry in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color raspberry is displayed on page 35, Plate 6, Color Sample I5.
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York: 1930 McGraw-Hill Page 202; Color Sample of Raspberry: Page 35 Plate 6 Color Sample I5
  4. ^ Vaaz de Caminha, Rafaela. The Book of Colours: Raspberry. Coloratura Publisher, 2018.
  5. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #915F6D (Raspberry Glacé):
  6. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 202; color sample of Raspberry Glacé: Page 31 Plate 4 Color Sample F4
  7. ^ Plochere Color System: Archived 2008-10-04 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #872657 (Dark Raspberry):
  9. ^ File:Prince RaspBeret.jpg
  10. ^ The Cossacks 1799-1815 (Warrior) by Laurence Spring and Philip Haythornthwaite, Osprey Publishing, 2003, ISBN 1-84176-464-7 (page 20)
  11. ^ Encyclopedia of the Stateless Nations:Ethnic and National Groups Around the World Volume II D-K by James Minahan, Greenwood, 202, ISBN 0-313-32110-8 (page 1035)
  12. ^ The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2):Cavalry 1799-1814 (Men-At-Arms Series, 189) by Philip Haythornthwaite and Bryan Fosten, Osprey Publishing, 2010, ISBN 0-85045-746-7 (page 36)