Peach (color)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This box shows the color peach.
 
A peach dessert

Peach is a color that represents the color of the peach fruit.

The first written use of peach as a color name in English was in 1588.[1]

Where the word peach came from[change | edit source]

Peach (cultivar 'Berry') - watercolor 1895

The word peach comes from the Middle English peche, from Middle French, in turn from Latin persica, i.e., the fruit from Persia. In actuality, the origin of the peach fruit was from China.

Meaning of peach[change | edit source]

  • In Art Deco design of the 1920s and 1930s, peach-colored mirrors (as well as blue mirrors) were often seen installed in exclusive luxury homes, and upper-class nightclubs and hotels.

[3]


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

  • Pale Peach (Peach Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #FFF9F0) (RGB: 255, 249, 240)
  • Marshmallow Snow (Marshmallow Snow (encycolorpedia.com)) (Hex: #FFF8ED) (RGB: 255, 248, 237)
  • Light Watusi (Watusi Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #FFF1EB) (RGB: 255, 241, 235)
  • Light Peach Schnapps (Peach Shnapps Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #FFF0EE) (RGB: 255, 240, 238)
  • Light Peach Puff (Peach Puff Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #FFF0E0) (RGB: 255, 240, 224)
  • Light Peach (Peach (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #FFF0DB) (RGB: 255, 240, 219)
  • Papaya Whip (web color) (Hex: #FFEFD5) (RGB: 255, 239, 213)
  • Watusi (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #FFDDCF) (RGB: 255, 221, 207)
  • Peach Schnapps (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #FFDCD6) (RGB: 255, 220, 214)
  • Peach-Yellow (PerBang.dk) (Hex: #FADFAD) (RGB: 250, 223, 173)
  • PEACH (PerBang.dk) (Maerz & Paul) (Hex: #FFE5B4) (RGB: 255, 229, 180)
  • Peach Puff (web color) (Hex: #FFDAB9) (RGB: 255, 218, 185)
  • Peach Cream (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #FAD6A5) (RGB: 250, 214, 165)
  • Deep Peach (Peach (Crayola)) (Hex: #FFCBA4) (RGB: 255, 203, 164)
  • Peach-Orange (PerBang.dk) (Hex: #FFCC99) (RGB: 255, 204, 153)
  • French Peach (Peach (Pourpre.com) (Hex: #FDBFB7) (RGB: 253, 191, 183)
  • Chinese Peach (Peaches of Immortality) (Hex: #FEB4B1) (RGB: 254, 180, 177)
  • Goddess (Resene color list) (Hex: #FFAA8D) (RGB: 255, 170, 141)
  • Pink-Orange (PerBang.dk) (Hex: #FF9966) (RGB: 255, 153, 102)
  • Peach Red (ISCC-NBS #26) (Hex: #F99379) (RGB: 248, 131, 121)
  • Deep Pink-Orange (Hex: #FF7077) (RGB: 255, 112, 119)
  • Froly (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #F57584) (RGB: 245, 117, 132)
  • Peach Blossom Pink (ISCC-NBS #2) (Hex: #EA9399) (RGB: 234, 147, 153)
  • Rich Pink-Orange (Hex: #ED999C) (RGB: 237, 153, 156)
  • Light Froly (Froly Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #FBBBC4) (RGB: 251, 197, 196)
  • Peach Bud (Plochere) (Hex: #F4C2C2) (RGB: 222, 194, 194)
  • Peach Gray (ISCC-NBS #31) (Hex: #ECD5C5) (RGB: 236, 213, 197)
  • Peach Sand (ISCC-NBS #10) (Hex: #C1B6B3) (RGB: 193, 182, 179)
  • Peach Beige (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #C09396) (RGB: 217, 166, 169)
  • Peach Rust (Plochere) (Hex: #C86D51) (RGB: 203, 109, 81)
  • Peach Tan (ISCC-NBS #39) (Hex: #B4745E) (RGB: 180, 116, 194)
  • Peach Bisque (Plochere) (Hex: #A87C6D) (RGB: 168, 124, 109)
  • Peachwood (ISCC-NBS #19) (Hex: #905D5D) (RGB: 144, 93, 93)



References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930--McGraw Hill Page 201; Color Sample of Peach: Page 41 Plate 9 Color Sample A5
  2. Google Book Result—Chinese mythology A to Z by Jeremy Roberts:
  3. Fashion Color Trend Sunday, September 14, 2008:

Other pages[change | edit source]