|色の名前Japan Color Name||鴇色（ときいろ）|
|RGB||R:243 G:166 B:150|
|CMYK||C:00 M:45 Y:34 K:0|
|Web カラーHex triplet|
[Explanation of a color]
The Tokiiro, is a pale gentle pink that such yellowish like the wind face when Toki. It was also referred to as also described as “時色”, or “Tokihaneshoku”. By staining sample book of the Edo period there is also a notation of “時色”, but this is rudder. Staining seems to have been dyed with safflower and Suou.
In similar color there is a such as “Araishu”, “Asaake” “Sangoiro”, you say that strains of scarlet, including yellowish.
Toki is a pelican eyes ibis family of birds, the scientific name “Nipponia Nippon”. There is also a case of applying the letter of the “朱鷺”. Whole body is whitish to but, the bottom surface and wind face of the wing has a dark pink tinged with vermilion, this color was called “Tokiiro”. Has been known since ancient times in Japan, also in the “Chronicles”, “Manyoshu” the name has been written.
Tokiiro is the color name from the Edo era, but at that time so was seen everywhere is Toki, Tokiiro was a common color that leads to anyone. In addition it seems there was also popular as kimono color of women.
By the way, came to color name from the birds and animals, such as “Tokiiro” and “Uguisu-iro”, “Suzume-iro” is widely used is from the Edo era, did not much exist until it .