Persian red is a slightly orangish deep red based on a historical pigment from Persia (modern day Iran). The pigment was intended as a synthetic version of vermilion, an expensive and toxic highly pigment that is traditionally valued in Asia. Generally speaking, Persian red is a little more red and less orange than vermilion. Persian red has been used as a color name since the late 19th century. As a modern color it is commonly used for formal dresses, rugs and interiors. The following palette includes Persian red and a few related colors.
True Persian Red
Persian Red #2
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