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Carmine (#960018)

Carmine is the general term for a particularly deep red color. Some Rubies are colored the color shown below as rich carmine. The deep red color shown below as carmine is the color of the raw unprocessed pigment, but lighter, richer, or brighter colors are produced when the raw pigment is processed, some of which are shown below.

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Carmine

Carmine
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #960018
RGBB (r, g, b) (150, 0, 24)
HSV (h, s, v) (350°, 100%, 59%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color carmine. This is the color of the raw unprocessed carmine pigment.

The first recorded use of carmine as a color name in English was in 1523. [1]

Medium Carmine

Medium Carmine
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #AF4035
RGBB (r, g, b) (175, 64, 53)
HSV (h, s, v) (350°, 100%, 64%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color medium carmine.

Deep Carmine

Deep Carmine
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #A9203E
RGBB (r, g, b) (169, 32, 62)
HSV (h, s, v) (357°, 100%, 66%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color deep carmine. This is the color usually called carmine in oil paints.

The source of this color is the following website of oil paints for sale:[1].

Rich Carmine

Rich Carmine
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #D70040
RGBB (r, g, b) (215, 0, 64)
HSV (h, s, v) (356°, 94%, 44%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color rich carmine. This is the color shown as carmine in A Dictionary of Color (cited below).

This color is also called Chinese carmine.

This is the color usually called carmine in fashion and interior design.



Carmine Red

Carmine Red
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF0038
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 0, 56)
HSV (h, s, v) (347°, 100%, 100[2]%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color carmine red. This color is popular among artists. This is the color usually called carmine by watercolor artists.

The source of this color is a watercolor color swatch called light carmine displayed at the following website: [2].


Deep Carmine Pink

Deep Carmine Pink
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #EF3038
RGBB (r, g, b) (239, 48, 56)
HSV (h, s, v) (10°, 80%, 80%)
Source Internet
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color deep carmine pink. This color was used for men's shirts during the psychedelic 1960s.

The source of this color is a picture of a "deep carmine pink" flower at the following website: [3]

Carmine Pink

Carmine Pink
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #EB4C42
RGBB (r, g, b) (235, 76, 66)
HSV (h, s, v) (0°, 75%, 80%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color carmine pink.

Light Carmine Pink

Light Carmine Pink
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #E66771
RGBB (r, g, b) (230, 103, 97)
HSV (h, s, v) (350°, 70%, 80%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color light carmine pink.

This color is equivalent to the Prismacolor colored pencil color called Carmine Red (PC 926).

The source of this color is the ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps--See sample of the color Carmine Pink [called a shade of Carmine Rose] (color sample #27) displayed on indicated page:[4].

Carmine in human culture

Crime Scene Investigation

  • The name is often applied to descriptions of blood, because it is the color of dried blood.

Music

Sports

  • Carmines is occasionally used as a nickname for the Boston Red Sox.
  • Carmine is an original colorway of the Air Jordan VI sneaker from 1991.

Television

References

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 192 Color Sample: Page 29 Plate 3 Color Sample K5 (Note: The color sample matches the color shown above as Rich Carmine.)
  2. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #FF0038 (Carmine Red):
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Simple English

This box shows the color carmine.
 

Carmine is the general term for a particularly deep red color. Some rubies are colored the color shown in the color chart below as rich carmine. The deep red color shown at right as carmine is the color of the raw unprocessed pigment, but lighter, richer, or brighter colors are produced when the raw pigment is processed, some of which are shown below.

The color carmine comes from the pigment carmine, which is a deep red color obtained from the carminic acid produced by some scale insects, such as the cochineal and the Polish cochineal, and is used as a general term for a particularly deep red color. The pigment carmine is used in the manufacture of artificial flowers, paints, rouge, yogurt, cosmetics, food additives, and crimson ink.

The first recorded use of carmine as a color name in English was in 1523. [1]

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Meaning of carmine

  • Since carmine is the color of dried blood, the color is sometimes used to represent crime.
  • In the Star Trek TV show, the person who the script dictated was to be killed was usually chosen from the engineering part of the crew of the starship Enterprise, who wore carmine red shirts. As a result, the redshirt is the actor playing the character in a TV Show or movie who the script dictates is to be killed.


Tones of carmine color comparison chart

  • Light Carmine Pink (Hex: #E66761) (RGB: 230, 103, 97)
  • Carmine Pink (Hex: #EB4C42) (RGB: 235, 76, 66)
  • Deep Carmine Pink (Hex: #EF3038) (RGB: 239, 48, 36)
  • Carmine Red (Hex: #FF0038) (RGB: 255, 0, 56)
  • Rich Carmine (Chinese Carmine) (Hex: #D70040) (RGB: 215, 0, 64)
  • Deep Carmine (Hex: #A9203E) (RGB: 169, 32, 62)
  • Medium Carmine (Hex: #AF4035) (RGB: 175, 64, 53)
  • CARMINE (Hex: #960018) (RGB: 150, 0, 24)
ColorsList of colors
Cyan Magenta Black Gray Silver White
Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Indigo Violet
Gold Olive Purple Navy Brown Pink

References

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 192 Color Sample: Page 29 Plate 3 Color Sample K5 (Note: The color sample matches the color shown above as Rich Carmine.)

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