Raspberry (color)

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Raspberry is a color that resembles the color of raspberries.

The first recorded use of raspberry as a color name in English was in 1892. [1]


Meaning of raspberry[change | edit source]

  • The color raspberry represents sensual experiences that are bright and tangy, like a raspberry.
  • A two layer dark chocolate cake (usually made with dark chocolate icing on top) that has raspberry sauce filling (which is colored dark raspberry) between the two layers of cake is called a Chocolate Decadence cake.
  • Perhaps the most famous mention of the color raspberry was by Prince, in his popular song, "Raspberry Beret".[2]

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

  • Raspberry Pink (www.99colors.net) (Raspberry Sherbet) (Hex: #E25098) (RGB:226, 80, 155)
  • RASPBERRY (Maerz and Paul) (Hex: #E30B5C) (RGB: 227, 11, 92)
  • Rich Raspberry (Raspberry Pantone TPX-18-1754) (Hex: #D72D5C) (RGB: 215, 45, 92)
  • Raspberry Sorbet (Pantone TPX-18-2043) (Hex: #CC3A71) (RGB: 204, 58, 113)
  • French Raspberry (Raspberry (Pourpre.com)) (Hex: #C72C48) (RGB: 199, 44, 72)
  • Raspberry Red (RAL #3027) (Hex: #C51D34) (RGB: 197, 29, 52)
  • Bright Raspberry Rose (Raspberry Rose Pantone TPX-19-2432) (Hex: #C7458B) (RGB: 199, 69, 139)
  • Deep Raspberry (Raspberry (Crayola colored pencils)) (Hex: #BA067A) (RGB: 186, 6, 122)
  • Raspberry Wine (Pantone TPX-18-1741) (Hex: #B63157) (RGB: 182, 49, 87)
  • Raspberry Rose (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #B3446C) (RGB: 179, 68, 108)
  • Raspberry Glace (Plochere) (Hex: #915F6D) (RGB: 145, 95, 109)
  • Dark Raspberry (Raspberry Xona.com Color List) (Hex: #872657) (RGB: 135, 38, 87)
  • Raspberry Radiance (Pantone TPX-19-2432) (Hex: #82305A) (RGB: 130, 48, 90)



References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 202; Color Sample of Rasbperry: Page 35 Plate 6 Color Sample I5
  2. File:Prince RaspBeret.jpg

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