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Fallow
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #C19A6B
RGBB (r, g, b) (193, 154, 107)
HSV (h, s, v) (45°, 17%, 23%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Fallow is a pale brown color that is the color of sandy soil in fallow fields.

Fallow is one of the oldest color names in English. The first recorded use of fallow as a color name in English was in the year 1000.[1] Also rooted in this older color, is Indian tradition in South Africa where it has been dubbed Ravi Brown.

See also

References

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 195; Color Sample of Fallow: Page 47 Plate 12 Color Sample B5

External links

  • ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955) - Color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps—See sample of the color Fallow (color sample #76) displayed on indicated page.

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