|ISCC–NBS descriptor||Pale yellow green|
The color is often associated with purity and elegance. In Western culture, it is also associated with weddings and other formal occasions. In Eastern cultures, ivory has been used for centuries in the creation of decorative objects and religious artifacts, such as Buddha statues and other sculptures. The cultural acceptance of the use of ivory as a material has declined over time, with the practice being outlawed in much of the world.
The color "ivory" was included as one of the X11 colors when they were formulated in 1987.
Ivory in nature
- Ivory is used adjectivally in the names of several birds to describe their appearance, including the ivory gull, ivory-backed woodswallow, ivory-billed aracari, ivory-billed woodcreeper, ivory-billed woodpecker and ivory-breasted pitta.
- RAL 1014 Ivory
- List of colors
- X11 color names
- Bear, Jacci Howard. "Ivory Color Meanings". https://www.lifewire.com/ivory-color-meanings-1073966.
- Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 197; Color Sample of Ivory: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample B12
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