Coral (color)

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Coral is a reddish or pinkish shade of orange. The color is named after the sea animal also called corals.

The first written use of coral as a color name in English was in 1513. [1]

Meaning of coral[change | edit source]

  • Coral and coral pink are popular colors for painting a room to give a calm feeling of warmth.

Tones of coral color comparison chart[change | edit source]

Coral Pink (ISCC-NBS) (Queen Coral (Plochere)) (Hex: #F88379) (RGB: 248, 131, 121)
Light Coral (web color) (Hex: #F08080) (RGB: 240, 128, 128)
CORAL (web color) (Hex: #FF7F50) (RGB: 255, 127, 80)
Coral Red ( (Hex: #FF4040) (RGB: 255, 64, 64)
Dark Coral ( (Hex: #CD5B45) (RGB: 205, 91, 69)

References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930--McGraw Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Coral: Page 27 Plate 2 Color Sample J10

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