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Encyclopedia > Burgundy (color)

Burgundy is a shade of dark red associated with the Burgundy wine of the same name, which in turn is named after the Burgundy region of France. The color Burgundy is similar to other shades of dark red such as maroon. Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Chardonnay vineyards in the south of the Côte de Beaune surrounding the town of Meursault. ... Coat of arms of the 2nd duchy of Burgundy and later of the French province of Burgundy Burgundy (French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Pre-Indo-European people, Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks. ... Maroon is a color mixture composed of brown and purple. ...


The first recorded use of burgundy as a color name in English was in 1915. [1] The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...

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Burgundy

Burgundy
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #800020
RGBB (r, g, b) (128, 0, 32)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (0, 97, 100, 50)
HSV (h, s, v) (345°, 50%, 50%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color burgundy. This is a popular color in both men's and women's fashion, for furniture and for linens.
Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Magenta is a color made up of red and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is a color with several subtle differences in meaning. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ...


Vivid Burgundy

Vivid Burgundy
— Color coordinates —
Hex triplet #9F1D35
RGBB (r, g, b) (159, 29, 53)
CMYKH (c, m, y, k) (0, 97, 100, 40)
HSV (h, s, v) (345°, 55%, 50%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

In cosmetology, a brighter shade of burgundy called vivid burgundy is used for dyeing hair. [1]
Web colors are colors used in designing web pages, and the methods for describing and specifying those colors. ... The RGB color model is an additive model in which red, green and blue (often used in additive light models) are combined in various ways to reproduce other colors. ... Red may be any of a number of similar colors at the lowest frequencies of light discernible by the human eye. ... Green is a color with many different shades, all within a wavelength of roughly 520–570 nm. ... The term Blue may refer any of a number of similar colors. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Cyan is a pure spectral color, but the same hue can also be generated by mixing equal amounts of green and blue light. ... Magenta is a color made up of red and blue light. ... Yellow is any color of light that stimulates both the red and green cone cells of the retina, but not the blue cone cells. ... Black is a color with several subtle differences in meaning. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... An image with the hue altered The hue of this Painted Bunting is adjusted over the spectrum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Chromaticity. ... Brightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to emit a given amount of light. ... Cosmetology is the treatment of skin, hair and nails and includes, but is not limited to, manicures, pedicures, application of artificial nails, special occasion hairstyling, shampooing hair, cosmetic application, body hair removal, chemical hair relaxers or straighteners, permanent waves, coloring and highlighting of hair, and hair extensions or wig treatments. ...


Burgundy in Human Culture

  • Venezuela's athletes traditionally wear burgundy uniforms in international competitions. This practice has earned them the nickname "Red Wine."
  • Burgundy is the color of the third edition of Diritto delle società. Manuale breve.

Folgers Coffee is a major brand of coffee in the US, part of the food and beverage division of Procter & Gamble. ... A cup of coffee // Coffee is a popular beverage prepared from the roasted seeds – commonly referred to as beans – of the coffee plant. ...

References

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 191; Color Sample of Burgundy Page 135 Plate 56 Color Sample E8

See also

  Shades of red  
Alizarin Burgundy Cardinal Carmine Cerise Chestnut Crimson Falu red Fuchsia Magenta Maroon Mauve
                       
Red Red-violet Rust Puce Sangria Scarlet Terra cotta Vermilion Amaranth Rose Hollywood Cerise Shocking Pink
                       
  Shades of brown  
Auburn Bistre Brown Buff Burgundy Burnt sienna Burnt umber Copper Liver Mahogany Maroon Ochre
                       
Pale brown Raw Umber Russet Rust Sandy brown Seal brown Sepia Tan Wheat Zinnwaldite Fallow Taupe
                       

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Burgundy: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (1817 words)
On the death of Burgundy's duke in 1361, the duchy reverted to the French crown.
Burgundy west of the Saône River is generally hilly; the southeast includes the southern spurs of the Jura Mts.; the center is a lowland, extending south almost to the junction of the Saône and Rhône rivers (see Bresse).
Burgundy nevertheless survived as a political concept, and after the partitions of the Carolingian empire two new Burgundian kingdoms were founded, Cisjurane Burgundy, or Provence, in the south (879) and Transjurane Burgundy in the north (888).
Burgundy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (811 words)
Burgundy (French: Bourgogne) is a historic region of France, inhabited in turn by Celts (Gauls), Romans (Gallo-Romans), and various Germanic peoples, most importantly the Burgundians and the Franks.
Later in time, the region was divided between the duchy of Burgundy (west of Burgundy) and the county of Burgundy (east of Burgundy).
During the Middle Ages, Burgundy was the seat of some of the most important Western churches and monasteries, among them Cluny, Citeaux, and Vézelay.
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