Peach-yellow


Peach is a color that is named for the pale color of the exterior flesh of the peach fruit. Like the color apricot, the color called peach is paler than most actual peach fruits and seems to have been formulated (like the color apricot) primarily to create a pastel palette of colors for interior design. Peach can also be described as a pale, light yellowish-pink.

Peach

Peach
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #FFE5B4
sRGBB  (rgb) (255, 229, 180)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 10, 29, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (40°, 29%, 100%)
Source Maerz and Paul[1]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color peach.

The shade of peach shown at right approximates the color of the interior flesh of that variety of peaches known as white peaches.

The first recorded use of peach as a color name in English was in 1588.[2]

Etymology of peach

The etymology of the color peach (and the fruit): the word comes from the Middle English peche, derived from Middle French, in turn derived from Latin persica, i.e., the fruit from Persia. In actuality, the ultimate origin of the peach fruit was from China.

Variations of peach

Peach puff

Peach Puff
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #FFDAB9
sRGBB  (rgb) (255, 218, 185)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 10, 29, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (40°, 29%, 100%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the web color peach puff.

Deep peach

Peach (Crayola)
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #FFCBA4
sRGBB  (rgb) (255, 203, 164)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 10, 33, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (40°, 34%, 100%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the deep tone of peach called peach in Crayola crayons.

This color was formerly called flesh before 1962, until people in the civil rights movement pointed out to Crayola that this color only represented the average color of the flesh of Caucasians.


Peach in nature

Fungi

Peach in human culture

Interior Design
Religion
Sexuality

References

See also

  • List of colors
be:Персікавы колер

ru:Персиковый цвет Simple:Peach (color) sv:Persika

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