紫苑色 (Shion-iro)

HEX #976E9A / RGB (151, 110, 154)

What is 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Color?

紫苑色 (Shion-iro) (Hex code: 976E9A) Thumbnail

紫苑色 (Shion-iro) has the hex code #976E9A. The equivalent RGB values are (151, 110, 154), which means it is composed of 36% red, 27% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:29 Y:0 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) has a hue of 296°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Literally meaning tatarian aster color, Shion-iro (紫苑色) is a traditional color of Japan. These colors hold a special significance in Japanese culture because they were once used as descriptors of social status and determined social hierarchy. The closest approximation of shion-iro in the digital RGB color space is (151, 110, 154) with the hex code #976E9A.

Shion-iro (紫苑色) is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The color can be applied to web pages with its hex code or RGB and HSL values. Please note that the CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Color Codes

Hex Code#976E9A
RGB Values(151, 110, 154)
CMYK Values(2%, 29%, 0%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(296°, 29%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#996699
Inverse Color#689165 [Russian Green]
Closest Pantone®7661 C
Closest RAL4009 [Pastel violet]
Complementary Color#719A6E [Oxley]
紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Desaturated#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Luma)#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B2B2B2

紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 976E9A. Complementary color is 719A6E

Complementary Palette

The complement of 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) is Oxley with the hex code #719A6E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #976E9A color is offered by #719A6E. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (976E9A, 9A6E87 and 816E9A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) (#976E9A) are Mountbatten Pink (#9A6E87) and Rhythm (#816E9A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (976E9A, 879A6E and 6E9A81)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) (#976E9A) are #879A6E (Artichoke) and #6E9A81 (Oxley). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (976E9A, 9A976E and 6E9A97)

Triadic Palette

紫苑色 (Shion-iro) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9A976E (Artichoke) and #6E9A97 (Desaturated Cyan) along with #976E9A create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (976E9A, 9A976E, 719A6E and 6E719A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) has four colors - #9A976E (Artichoke), #719A6E (Oxley) and #6E719A (Rhythm) in addition to the base color (#976E9A). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (976E9A, 9A816E, 719A6E and 6E879A)

Square Palette

紫苑色 (Shion-iro) square color palette has #9A816E (Beaver), #719A6E (Oxley) and #6E879A (Light Slate Gray). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of 紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Color

Tints

  • Transparent AC8BAE#AC8BAE
  • Transparent B69AB8#B69AB8
  • Transparent C1A8C2#C1A8C2
  • Transparent CBB7CD#CBB7CD
  • Transparent D5C5D7#D5C5D7
  • Transparent E0D4E1#E0D4E1
  • Transparent EAE2EB#EAE2EB
  • Transparent F5F1F5#F5F1F5

Tones

  • Transparent 927295#927295
  • Transparent 907392#907392
  • Transparent 8E7590#8E7590
  • Transparent 8C778D#8C778D
  • Transparent 89798A#89798A
  • Transparent 877B88#877B88
  • Transparent 857C85#857C85
  • Transparent 827E83#827E83

Shades

  • Transparent 79587B#79587B
  • Transparent 6A4D6C#6A4D6C
  • Transparent 5B425C#5B425C
  • Transparent 4C374D#4C374D
  • Transparent 3C2C3E#3C2C3E
  • Transparent 2D212E#2D212E
  • Transparent 1E161F#1E161F
  • Transparent 0F0B0F#0F0B0F

紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    紫苑色 (Shion-iro) Plaid Pattern