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Scarlet
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FF2000
RGBB (r, g, b) (255, 32, 0)
HSV (h, s, v) (8°, 100%, 100[1]%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Scarlet (from the Persian säqirlāt) is a bright red color with a hue that is somewhat toward the orange. It is redder than vermilion. It is a pure chroma on the color wheel one-fourth of the way between red and orange. [2] Traditionally, scarlet is the color of flame. It may also refer to the color of the blood of a living person.

The first recorded use of scarlet as a color name in the English language was in 1250. [3]

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Torch red

Torch red
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #FD0E35
RGBB (r, g, b) (253, 14, 53)
HSV (h, s, v) (8°, 100%, 92%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color torch red is displayed at right.

This is the color called scarlet in Crayola crayons. It was originally formulated as torch red in 1998 and then renamed scarlet by Crayola in 2000.

Flame

Flame
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #E25822
RGBB (r, g, b) (226, 88, 34)
HSV (h, s, v) (17°, 85%, 89[4]%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color flame , a medium shade of scarlet, is displayed at right.

The source of this color is the ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955), a Color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps--See sample of the color Flame (color sample #34) displayed on indicated page: [1].

Fire brick

Fire Brick
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #B22222
sRGBB (r, g, b) (178, 34, 34)
HSV (h, s, v) (0°, 74%, 42%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the web color fire brick, a medium dark shade of scarlet/red.

Dark scarlet

Dark Scarlet
About these coordinates About these coordinates
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #560319
RGBB (r, g, b) (86, 3, 25)
HSV (h, s, v) (8°, 100%, 13%)
Source [Unsourced]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color dark scarlet is displayed at right.



Scarlet in human culture

Academic dress

  • Scarlet is the color worn in traditional academic dress in the United Kingdom for those awarded doctorates.
  • In academic dress in the USA, scarlet is used for hood bindings (that is, borders) and, depending on the university or school, other parts of the dress (velvet chevrons, facings, etc.) to denote a degree in some form or branch of Theology (e.g., Sacred Theology, Canon Law, Divinity, Ministry).
  • In the French academic dress system, the five traditional fields of study (Arts, Science, Medicine, Law and Divinity) are each symbolized by a distinctive color, which appears in the academic dress of the people who graduated in this field. Scarlet is the distinctive color for Law. As such, it is also the color worn on their court dress by French high magistrates.

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Medicine

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Music

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Religion

  • In the Roman Catholic Church, scarlet robes — symbolizing the color of arterial blood — are worn by Cardinals as a symbol of their willingness to defend their faith "unto the shedding of (their own) blood."
  • In the Book of Revelation, the scarlet beast and the great prostitute dressed in purple and scarlet — as a symbol of royalty, luxury and position."
  • Babalon is sometimes referred to as the scarlet woman in the esoteric system of Thelema.
  • In the Bible , in the book of Isaiah 1:18 it is written “ Come now, and let us reason together, Says the LORD, Though your sins are like scarlet, They shall be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, They shall be as wool. " Isaiah 1:18 (New King James Version)

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Television

Theatre

See also

References

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #FF2000 (Scarlet):
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930--McGraw Hill Color Sample of Scarlet: Page 25 Plate 1 Color Sample L12 (Scarlet is shown as being one of the colors on the right and bottom of the plate representing the most highly saturated colors between red and orange at a position one-fourth of the way between red and orange.)
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930--McGraw Hill Page 204; Color Sample of Scarlet: Page 25 Plate 1 Color Sample L12
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #E25822 (Flame):
  5. ^ "Boston University Information Center - Quick Facts". http://www.bu.edu/dbin/infocenter/content/index.php?pageid=873. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  6. ^ "Boston University Brand Identity Standards - Master Logo Colors - Boston University Red". http://web.bu.edu/brand/logo/colors/. Retrieved 2009-11-22. 
  7. ^ {{cite web |url=http://www.rutgers.edu/about-rutgers/rutgers-history
  8. ^ "SACD FAQ". ps3sacd.com. http://www.ps3sacd.com/sacdfaq.html. Retrieved 2007-10-02. 







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