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Seashell (color)

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Seashell (color)

    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #FFF5EE
sRGBB  (rgb) (255, 245, 238)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 3, 4, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (25°, 7%, 100%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Seashell is an off-white color that resembles some of the very pale pinkish tones that are common in many seashells.

The first recorded use of seashell as a color name in English was in 1926.[1]

In 1987, "seashell" was included as one of the X11 colors.

See also


  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 204; Color Sample of Seashell: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample A4
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