World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Mustard (color)

Article Id: WHEBN0002372649
Reproduction Date:

Title: Mustard (color)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Shades of yellow, Flag of Amazonas Department, Kantang Railway Station, Mustard, Geeta and Sanjay Chopra kidnapping case
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Mustard (color)

A plaster wall painted a dark shade of mustard called "baby mustard"
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #FFDB58
sRGBB  (rgb) (255, 219, 88)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (1, 12, 77, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (47°, 65.5%, 100%)
Source Maerz and Paul[1]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Mustard is a dark yellow color that resembles culinary mustard. It is similar to the color Flax.

The first recorded use of mustard as a color name in English was in 1886.[2]

In human culture

Board Games

  • In the board game Cluedo, one of the color-coded murder suspects is a yellow character named Colonel Mustard.



See also


  1. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called mustard in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill;the color mustard is displayed on page 45, Plate 11, Color Sample J4.
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 199; Color Sample of Mustard: Page 45 Plate 11 Color Sample J4
  3. ^ Andrews, Vincent (2010), The Leatherboy Handbook, The Nazca Plains Corp.,  
  4. ^ Hankycode on access date 2012-03-30
  5. ^ Hankycode on access date 2010-03-30

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.