Charcoal (color)

Charcoal (color)

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title= Charcoal
hex= 36454F
r= 54|g= 69|b= 79
c= 32|m= 13|y= 0|k= 69
h= 204|s=31|v=31 [ [http://web.forret.com/tools/color.asp?RGB=%2336454F web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #36454F:] ]
source= [http://tx4.us/nbs/nbs-c.htm ISCC-NBS]

Charcoal is a color that is a representation of the dark gray color of burned wood. [ [http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/environment/charcoal.htm About Charcoal:] ]

The first recorded use of "charcoal" as a color name in English was in 1606. [ Maerz and Paul "A Dictionary of Color" New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 192; Color Sample: Page 117 Plate 47 Color Sample A2 -- Charcoal]

Source of color: [http://tx4.us/nbs/nbs-r.htm ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Charcoal (color sample #187)] .

Charcoal in human culture

Fashion

Charcoal is a favorite color for men's flannel pants.

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