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 | change source]

  • The color raspberry represents sensual experiences that are bright and tangy, like a raspberry.
  • A two layer chocolate cake (usually made with chocolate icing on top) that has raspberry sauce filling (which is colored 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]
Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Raspberry Pink #E25098 226 80 155 330° 72% 60% (www.99colors.net) (Raspberry Sherbet)
Raspberry #E00000 255 0 0 338° 91% 47% (Maerz and Paul)
Rich Raspberry #D72D5C 215 45 92 343° 68% 51% (Raspberry Pantone TPX-18-1754)
Raspberry Sorbet #CC3A71 204 58 113 337° 59% 51% (Pantone TPX-18-2043)
French Raspberry #C72C48 199 44 72 349° 64% 48% (Raspberry (Pourpre.com))
Raspberry Red #C51D34 197 29 52 352° 74% 44% (RAL #3027)
Bright Raspberry Rose #C7458B 199 69 139 328° 54% 53% (Raspberry Rose Pantone TPX-19-2432)
Deep Raspberry #BA067A 186 6 122 321° 94% 38% (Raspberry (Crayola colored pencils))
Raspberry Wine #B63157 182 49 87 343° 58% 45% (Pantone TPX-18-1741)
Raspberry Rose #B3446C 179 68 108 338° 45% 48% (ISCC-NBS)
Raspberry Glace #915F6D 145 95 109 343° 21% 47% (Plochere)
Dark Raspberry #E30B5C 227 11 92 330° 56% 34% (Raspberry Xona.com Color List)
Raspberry Radiance #82305A 130 48 90 329° 46% 35% (Pantone TPX-19-2432)



References[change | change 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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