Persian green

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Persian green
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#00A693
sRGBB  (rgb)(0, 166, 147)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k)(80, 0, 22, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v)(135°, 75%, 60%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Persian green is a color used in pottery and Persian carpets in Iran.

Other colors associated with Persia include Persian pink, Persian rose, Persian red and Persian blue.

Persian green[edit]

The color Persian green is named from the green color of some Persian pottery and is a representation of the color of the mineral malachite. It is a popular color in Iran because the color green symbolizes gardens, nature, heaven, and sanctity. The first recorded use of Persian green as a color name in English was in 1891, due to Persian traditional architecture.[1][2]


  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 201; color sample of Persian green: Page 85 Plate 31 Color Sample H7
  2. ^ The source of this color is the ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955), a color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps, now on the Internet—see sample of the color Persian green (color sample #159) displayed on indicated web page: [1].

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