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Persian Blue color comes in three major tones: Persian Blue proper—a bright medium blue; medium Persian Blue (a medium slightly grayish blue that is slightly indigoish); and a kind of dark blue that is much closer to the web color indigo; this darker shade of Persian Blue is referred to as Persian indigo, dark Persian Blue, or regimental.Other colors associated with Persia include Persian Pink, Persian Red, Persian Green and Persian Indigo.- Persian Blue is also a breed of Persian Cat.The color Persian Blue is named from the blue color of some Persian pottery and the color of tiles used in and on mosques and palaces in Iran and in other places in the Middle East. Persian Blue is a representation of the color of the mineral lapis lazuli which comes from Persia and Afghanistan. (The color azure is also named after the mineral lapis lazuli.)The first recorded use of Persian Blue as a color name in English was in 1669.Persian Indigo is also called dark Persian Blue. Another name for this color (seldom used nowadays) is "regimental".Persian Indigo is named for an association with a product from Persia: Persian cloth dyed with indigo.The first recorded use of regimental (the original name for the color now called Persian Indigo) as a color name in English was in 1912. (Wikipedia) - Persian blue   (Redirected from Persian Blue) For the breed of cat known as a Persian Blue, or Blue Persian, see Persian (cat) . Persian Blue Common connotations     Color coordinates Hex triplet sRGBB  (r, g, b) CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) HSV       (h, s, v) Source
Lapis lazuli Celestial sphere Heaven
#1C39BB
(28, 57, 187)
(100, 100, 21, 11)
(249°, 85%, 49%)
and Maerz and Paul
B: Normalized to (byte) H: Normalized to (hundred)

Persian blue (not to be confused with Prussian blue) comes in three major tones: Persian blue proper—a bright medium blue; medium Persian blue (a medium slightly grayish blue that is slightly indigoish); and a kind of dark blue that is much closer to the web color indigo; this darker shade of Persian blue is referred to as Persian indigo, dark Persian blue, or regimental.

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

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Persian blue

The color Persian blue is named from the blue color of some Persian pottery and the color of tiles used in and on mosques and palaces in Iran and in other places in the Middle East. Persian blue is a representation of the color of the mineral lapis lazuli which comes from Persia and Afghanistan. (The color azure is also named after the mineral lapis lazuli.)

The first recorded use of Persian blue as a color name in English was in 1669.

Variations of Persian blue Medium Persian blue Persian Blue (ISCC-NBS #178)     Color coordinates Hex triplet sRGBB  (r, g, b) CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) HSV       (h, s, v) Source
#0067A5
(0, 103, 165)
(100, 100, 21, 11)
(248°, 75%, 48%)
ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to (byte) H: Normalized to (hundred)

The medium tone of Persian blue shown at right is the color called Persian blue in color sample #178 of the ISCC-NBS color list.

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 blue (color sample #178) displayed on indicated web page: .

Persian indigo Persian Indigo     Color coordinates Hex triplet sRGBB  (r, g, b) CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) HSV       (h, s, v) Source
#32127A
(50, 18, 122)
(96, 100, 16, 11)
(258°, 85%, 48%)
/Maerz and Paul
B: Normalized to (byte) H: Normalized to (hundred)

The color Persian indigo is displayed at right. Another name for this color (seldom used nowadays) is regimental. The color was called regimental because in the 19th century it was commonly used by many nations for navy uniforms.

Persian indigo is named for an association with a product from Persia: Persian cloth dyed with indigo.

The first recorded use of regimental (the original name for the color now called Persian indigo) as a color name in English was in 1912.

Persian blue and its variations in human cultureThis Persian-influenced dome in Delhi, India has Persian-blue colored tiles on its outer surface.

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A dove flying over the Jamkaran Mosque near Qom Iran. The famous Jamkaran mosque where Imam Mahdi is said to have appeared in a cleric's dream; has since been the visiting place for flocks of pilgrims.
Sign on top of the gate of Safi Mosque entrance,Rasht which took its name from Mohammad Safi Mirza, the son of Shah Abbas. It's also called Shahidiyeh because many innocent Safavid princes were killed here.
Qom Jamkaran Mosque 2008
Qom Jamkaran Mosque Domes and minarets 2008
Goharshad Mosque built in 1418 by Shahrokh Teimuri's wife in Mashhad
People visiting the Iran-Iraq War fronts imposed on Iran in 1980. Tanks are part of the museum of the sacred defense

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