鳶色 (Tobi-iro)

HEX #4C221B / RGB (76, 34, 27)

What is 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Color?

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) (Hex code: 4C221B) Thumbnail

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) has the hex code #4C221B. The equivalent RGB values are (76, 34, 27), which means it is composed of 55% red, 25% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:55 Y:65 K:70. In the HSV/HSB scale, 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) has a hue of 9°, 64% saturation and a brightness value of 30%.
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 ibis-color, Tobi-iro (鳶色) 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 tobi-iro in the digital RGB color space is (76, 34, 27) with the hex code #4C221B.

Tobi-iro (鳶色) 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.

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Color Codes

Hex Code#4C221B
RGB Values(76, 34, 27)
CMYK Values(0%, 55%, 65%, 70%)
HSV/HSB Values(9°, 64%, 30%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#B3DDE4 [Powder Blue]
Closest Pantone®4625 C
Closest RAL8016 [Mahogany brown]
Complementary Color#1B454C [Japanese Indigo]
鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Luma)#2A2A2A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6D6D6D

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4C221B. Complementary color is 1B454C

Complementary Palette

The complement of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) is Japanese Indigo with the hex code #1B454C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4C221B color is offered by #1B454C. 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 (4C221B, 4C3B1B and 4C1B2D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) (#4C221B) are Café Noir (#4C3B1B) and Brown Coffee (#4C1B2D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 鳶色 (Tobi-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 (4C221B, 1B4C3B and 1B2D4C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) (#4C221B) are #1B4C3B (Brunswick Green) and #1B2D4C (Space Cadet). 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 (4C221B, 1B4C22 and 221B4C)

Triadic Palette

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1B4C22 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #221B4C (Space Cadet) along with #4C221B 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 (4C221B, 1B4C22, 1B454C and 4C1B45)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) has four colors - #1B4C22 (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #1B454C (Japanese Indigo) and #4C1B45 (American Purple) in addition to the base color (#4C221B). 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 (4C221B, 2D4C1B, 1B454C and 3B1B4C)

Square Palette

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) square color palette has #2D4C1B (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #1B454C (Japanese Indigo) and #3B1B4C (Russian Violet). 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

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 鳶色 (Tobi-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 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Color


  • Transparent 704E49#704E49
  • Transparent 82645F#82645F
  • Transparent 947A76#947A76
  • Transparent A6918D#A6918D
  • Transparent B7A7A4#B7A7A4
  • Transparent C9BDBB#C9BDBB
  • Transparent DBD3D1#DBD3D1
  • Transparent EDE9E8#EDE9E8


  • Transparent 56352F#56352F
  • Transparent 5C3E39#5C3E39
  • Transparent 614843#614843
  • Transparent 66514E#66514E
  • Transparent 6B5A58#6B5A58
  • Transparent 706462#706462
  • Transparent 766D6C#766D6C
  • Transparent 7B7776#7B7776


  • Transparent 3D1B16#3D1B16
  • Transparent 351813#351813
  • Transparent 2E1410#2E1410
  • Transparent 26110E#26110E
  • Transparent 1E0E0B#1E0E0B
  • Transparent 170A08#170A08
  • Transparent 0F0705#0F0705
  • Transparent 080303#080303

鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Color Patterns

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    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Gingham Checks

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    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Plaid Pattern

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