Turkey Red

turkey red

HEX: #A91101
HSV: (6°, 99%, 66%)
RGB: rgb(169, 17, 1)
Turkey red is a color that was widely used to dye cotton in the 18th and 19th centuries. It was made using the root of the Rubia plant, through a long and laborious process. It originated in India or Turkey, and was brought to Europe in the 1740s. In France, it was known as rouge d'Andrinople.