- Cordovan (color)
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #893F45 RGBB (r, g, b) (137, 63, 69) HSV (h, s, v) (337°, 89%, 94%) Source Pantone Color Planner B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
Cordovan is a rich shade of burgundy and a dark shade of rose. Cordovan takes its name from the city of Cordoba, Spain, where the production of shell cordovan leather was first practiced by the Visigoths in the seventh century. The term cordovan has come to describe the color of clothing, leather in particular.
The first recorded use of cordovan as a color name in English was in 1925.
Cordovan in culture
- Cordovan is a popular color for mens shoes:
- Cordovan colored leather gear and footwear are standard issue in the U.S. National Park Service.
Shades of brown
- ^ Shah, David. "Pantone View Color Planner Summer 2007 Key Color Combinations". Metropolitan Publishing of Amsterdam. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. http://web.archive.org/web/20070929102344/http://www.retailinsights.be/uploadedfiles/eiseman+key+color+combos.pdf. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
- ^ Constable, Olivia Remie (1994). Trade and Traders in Muslim Spain. Cambridge University Press.
- ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Cordovan Page 39 Plate 8 Color Sample H8
Auburn Beaver Beige Bistre Bole Bronze Brown Buff Burgundy Burnt sienna Burnt umber Camel Chamoisee Chestnut Chocolate Citrine Coffee Copper Cordovan Desert sand Earth yellow Ecru Fallow Fawn Field drab Fulvous Isabelline Khaki Lion Liver Mahogany Maroon Ochre Raw umber Redwood Rufous Russet Rust Sand Sandy brown Seal brown Sepia Sienna Sinopia Tan Taupe Tawny Umber Wenge Wheat The samples shown above are only indicative.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Cordovan — may refer to: Shell cordovan, an equine leather Cordovan (color), a shade of brown A recessive genetic mutation in honey bees, which changes black body pigment to various shades of brown, the color cordovan appearing in the thorax. ^ Mackensen … Wikipedia
color — Synonyms and related words: Adrianople red, Alice blue, Arabian red, Argos brown, Bordeaux, Brunswick black, Brunswick blue, Burgundy, Capri blue, Cassel yellow, Chinese blue, Chinese white, Claude tint, Cologne brown, Columbian red, Congo rubine … Moby Thesaurus
cordovan — 1. noun a leather from Córdoba originally of tanned goatskin later of horsehide. 2. adjective oxblood (the color) Syn: cordwain … Wiktionary
Rose (color) — infobox color|textcolor=white title= Rose hex=FF007F r=255|g= 0|b=127 h=330|s=100|v=100 source=Rose is the color halfway between red and magenta on the HSV color wheel, on which it is at hue angle of 330 degrees.The complementary color of rose is … Wikipedia
Gold (color) — Gold tone redirects here. For the type of photographic print, see Gold tone (print). Gold (golden) Color coordinates Hex triplet #FFD700 … Wikipedia
Desert sand (color) — Desert Sand Color coordinates Hex triplet #EDC9AF RGBB (r … Wikipedia
Copper (color) — This article is about the colour. For other uses, see Copper (disambiguation). Crystallized copper metal is copper colored. Copper is a reddish brown color that resembles the metal copper … Wikipedia
Khaki (color) — American dress khaki uniform The name of the color khaki coined in British India comes from the Hindustani language (itself a borrowed form of th … Wikipedia
Coffee (color) — Coffee beans before roasting Coffee … Wikipedia
Chocolate (color) — For other uses, see Chocolate (disambiguation). Molten chocolate and a piece of a chocolate bar The color chocolate is a tone of deep brown that resembles chocolate. At right is displayed the color traditionally called chocolate. The first… … Wikipedia