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Desert sand (color)
Desert sand is a very light and very weakly saturated reddish yellow colour which corresponds specifically to the coloration of sand. It may also be regarded as a deep tone of beige.
Desert Sand
 
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#EDC9AF
HSV       (h, s, v)(25°, 26%, 93%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(237, 201, 175)
SourceCrayola
ISCC–NBS descriptorPale orange yellow
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Desert sand was used by General Motors, along with "rosewood", as a paint color for their early Cadillacs.
In 1998, desert sand was made into a Crayola crayon colour.[1][2]
Namibian sand dune
The color shown at right matches the palest of the three colors in the 3-color Desert Camouflage Uniform of United States Armed Forces, which in 1990 began to replace the 6-color Desert Battle Dress Uniform.
Six Color Variations of Desert Sand
Sandy brown
Main article: Sandy brown (color)
Sandy Brown
 
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#F4A460
HSV       (h, s, v)(28°, 61%, 96[3]%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(244, 164, 96)
SourceX11
ISCC–NBS descriptorModerate orange
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
The web color sandy brown is displayed at right.
As its name suggests, sandy brown is a shade of brown which is similar to the color of some sands.
Earth yellow
Earth Yellow
 
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#E1A95F
HSV       (h, s, v)(34°, 58%, 88[4]%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(225, 169, 95)
SourceInternet
ISCC–NBS descriptorModerate orange yellow
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
The color earth yellow is displayed at right.
Earth yellow is one of the twelve official camouflage colors of the United States Army.[5][6]
Sand
Sand
 
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#C2B280
HSV       (h, s, v)(45°, 34%, 76[7]%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(194, 178, 128)
SourceISCC-NBS
ISCC–NBS descriptorGrayish yellow
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Sand is a color that resembles the color of beachsand. In fact, another name for this color is beach,[8] an alternate color name in use for this color since 1923.[9]
The first recorded use of sand as a color name in English was in 1627.[10]
The San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball currently use Sand as one of their team colors.
A sandy beach
Desert
Desert
 
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#C19A6B
HSV       (h, s, v)(33°, 45%, 76%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(193, 154, 107)
SourceISCC-NBS
ISCC–NBS descriptorLight yellowish brown
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Desert is a color that resembles the color of the flat areas of a desert.
The first recorded use of desert as a color name in English was in 1920.[11]
Sand dune (Drab)
Sand Dune
 
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#967117
HSV       (h, s, v)(43°, 85%, 59%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(150, 113, 23)
SourceISCC-NBS
ISCC–NBS descriptorModerate olive brown
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
Sand dune is a color that resembles the color of a sand dune composed of dark colored sand.
Two other alternate names for this exact color are drab and mode beige,[12] in use, respectively, since 1686[13] and 1928.[14]
The first recorded use of sand dune as a color name in English was in 1925.[15]
Field drab
Field Drab
 
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet#6C541E
HSV       (h, s, v)(42°, 72%, 42[16]%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(108, 84, 30)
SourceISCC-NBS
ISCC–NBS descriptorModerate olive brown
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
The color field drab is displayed at right.
Field drab is one of the twelve official camouflage colors of the United States Army.[5][6]
Desert sand in human culture
Fashion
Earth yellow is a popular color for women’s handbags.[citation needed]
Interior design
The tones of desert sand are called desert colors because they suggest the colors of the landscape of and of the design of the Native American cultures of the Southwestern United States. The desert colors are widely used (with both tones of sky blue or turquoise and tones of maroon to complement them) in Southwest Design.[17]
Military
The colors desert sand, earth yellow, sand, and field drab are all on the list of the twelve standard camouflage colors used by the United States Department of the Army.[5][6]
References
  1. ^ Crayola crayon chronology:
  2. ^ Current Crayola crayon colors:
  3. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #F4A460 (Sandy Brown):
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #E1A95F (Earth Yellow):
  5. ^ a b c Color, marking, and camouflage pattern painting for armament command equipment, United States Department of the Army, 1988
  6. ^ a b c The 12 official MERDC camouflage colors (color samples shown):
  7. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #C2B280 (Sand):
  8. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 48
  9. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 190
  10. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 203; Color Sample of Sand: Page 49 Plate 13 Color Sample B2
  11. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 203; Color Sample of Desert: Page 47 Plate 12 Color Sample I7
  12. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 50
  13. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 194
  14. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 199
  15. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 204; Color Sample of Sand Dune: Page 47 Plate 14 Color Sample B5
  16. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #6C541E (Field Drab):
  17. ^ Google Images for "Southwest Design":
See also
List of colors
Last edited on 10 September 2020, at 19:41
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