Carmine Color

Colors with Undefined Names

10. Carmine Color 149 - #960018

Carmine is the general term for some deep red colors that are very slightly purplish but are generally slightly closer to red than the color crimson is. Some rubies are colored the color shown below as rich carmine. The deep dark red color shown at right as carmine is the color of the raw unprocessed pigment, but lighter, richer, or brighter colors are produced when the raw pigment is processed, some of which are shown below. The first recorded use of carmine as a color name in English was in 1523.

Shown is Powdered carmine pigment
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