Dark tan

Tan (color)

Tan is a brownish, tawny color. The name is derived from tannum, or crushed oak bark, that is used in the process for tanning leather. The resulting process often produces a hide with a 'tan' hue.

The first recorded use of tan as a color name in English was in the year 1590.

Dark tan

Displayed at right is the color dark tan.

Tan in human culture

Astronomy

Military

Parapsychology

Shoes

  • Tan is a popular color for loafers.

Sunbathing

  • When a person sunbathes to make his or her skin darker, he or she is said to be getting a tan.

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