Burgundy (colour)

dark red color associated with the Burgundy wine
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This box shows the color burgundy.
 
 
This box shows the color vivid burgundy.
 

Burgundy is a deep shade of red. It is named after Burgundy wine. This wine is named after the Burgundy region of France.

Meaning of burgundyEdit

  • Burgundy is a popular colour in both men's and women's fashion, for furniture and for linens.
  • In cosmetology, a brighter shade of burgundy called "vivid burgundy" is used for dyeing hair. [1]
  • Venezuela's athletes traditionally wear burgundy uniforms in international competitions.

Because of this people give them the nickname "Red Wine".

Tones of burgundy colour comparison chartEdit

Name Colour HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Light Burgundy #BC5235 188 82 53 013° 56% 47% Xona.com colour list (Burgundy Light)
Vivid Burgundy #9F1D35 159 29 35 349° 69% 37% www.99colors.net
Burgundy #800020 128 0 32 345° 100% 25% www.99colors.net Maerz & Paul
Deep Burgundy #770f05 119 15 5 005° 92% 24% Xona.com colour list (Burgundy)
Medium Burgundy #63313A 99 49 58 349° 34% 29%
Dark Burgundy #43302E 67 31 26 006° 19% 22% ISCC-NBS

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