Harvest gold

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Harvest gold is a shade of orange and yellow. The first recorded use of harvest as a color name in English was in 1923.[1] It was popular with kitchen and other appliances during the 1970s,[2][3] along with brown, burnt orange, and avocado green.[4][5]

Harvest gold
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#E6A817
sRGBB (r, g, b)(230, 168, 23)
HSV (h, s, v)(42°, 90%, 90%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(73, 89, 55°)
ISCC–NBS descriptorStrong orange yellow
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)


  1. ^ Maerz, Aloys John; Paul, Morris Rea (1930). A Dictionary of Color. New York: McGraw-Hill. p. 196. Color Sample of Harvest: Page 47 Plate 12 Color Sample H9
  2. ^ Leatrice Eiseman; Keith Recker (2011). Pantone: The Twentieth Century in Color. Chronicle Books. p. 139. ISBN 978-1-4521-1313-5.
  3. ^ Steven Bleicher (2011). Contemporary Color: Theory and Use. Cengage Learning. p. 21. ISBN 978-1-111-53891-0.
  4. ^ National Kitchen and Bath Association (2013). Kitchen Planning: Guidelines, Codes, Standards. John Wiley & Sons. p. 19. ISBN 978-1-118-36762-9. The 1970s [...] Colors such as coppertone brown, burnt orange, avocado green, and harvest gold were all the rage.
  5. ^ Stonebach, Diane (1994). Kitchen Collectibles. Wallace-Homestead. p. 158. ISBN 978-0-87069-668-8. By 1971, the electric unit pictured was available in harvest gold, burnt orange and avocado, which were popular colors at the time.