- Cerise (color)
Cerise ( // or //; French pronunciation: [səˈʁiz]) is a deep to vivid pinkish red.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the first recorded use of cerise as a color name in English was in The Times of November 30, 1858. However, it was used at least as early as 1845 in a book of crochet patterns.
Variations of cerise
There are various tones of cerise.
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #DA3287 RGBB (r, g, b) (218, 50, 135) HSV (h, s, v) (317°, 57%, 62%) Source Crayola B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
The color name cerise has been in use for this color since 1993 by Crayola.
In the 1950s, a popular brand of colored pencils, Venus Paradise, had a colored pencil called Hollywood cerise which was this color. Before being renamed Hollywood cerise in the 1940s, the color had before that, since its inception in 1922, been known simply as Hollywood.
Cerise in human culture
- Cerise is one of the two official colors of Abingdon School, the other being white.
- Cerise is the color representing students of the MSc programme in Computer Science and Engineering at the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology.
- Cerise is the color representing students of the BA programmes at the elite British University of Warwick.
- Cerise was one of the colors of the Brisbane Bears between 1989 and 1991.
- Cerise is one of the colors of Olney Rugby Football Club Juniors.
Shades of red
- ^ http://www.oed.com.libezproxy.open.ac.uk/Entry/29939
- ^ Crochet Explained and Illustrated, by Cornelia Mee. London: David Bogue, Fleet Street (1845), p. 117.
- ^ Maerz and Paul, A Dictionary of Color New York:1930--McGraw-Hill See Hollywood in Index, Page 196 and Color Sample of Hollywood, Page 33, Plate 5, Color Sample K5
- ^ Konglig Datasektionen, Regulations, §1.1 Color
Amaranth Auburn Burgundy Cardinal Carmine Cerise Chestnut Crimson Dark red Electric crimson Fire brick Flame Folly Fuchsia Lust Magenta Raspberry Red Red-violet Redwood Rose Rosewood Rust Scarlet Terra cotta Tuscan red Vermilion Wine The samples shown above are only indicative.Shades of pink Amaranth Amaranth pink Apricot Brink pink Carmine Carnation pink Cerise Coral pink Deep carmine Deep pink Fandango French rose Fuchsia Hollywood cerise Hot magenta Hot pink Lavender pink Magenta Peach Persian Rose Pink Puce Rose Rose pink Salmon Shocking pink Thulian pink Ultra pink The samples shown above are only indicative.Shades of violet Amethyst Byzantium Cerise Eggplant Fandango Fuchsia Heliotrope Indigo Lavender blush Lavender (floral) Lavender (web) Magenta Orchid Plum Purple Red-violet Rose Thistle Violet Wisteria The samples shown above are only indicative.
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