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American Purple Color

HEX #41214F / RGB (65, 33, 79)

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What is American Purple Color?

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American Purple has the hex code #41214F. The equivalent RGB values are (65, 33, 79), which means it is composed of 37% red, 19% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:18 M:58 Y:0 K:69. In the HSV/HSB scale, American Purple has a hue of 282°, 58% saturation and a brightness value of 31%.
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.

American Purple color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, American Purple can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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American Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#41214F
RGB Values(65, 33, 79)
CMYK Values(18%, 58%, 0%, 69%)
HSV/HSB Values(282°, 58%, 31%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#BEDEB0 [Light Moss Green]
Closest Pantone®669 C
Closest RAL4007 [Purple violet]
Complementary Color#2F4F21 [Cal Poly Pomona Green]
American Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#303030
Weighted Average (Luma)#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6E6E6E

American Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 41214F. Complementary color is 2F4F21

Complementary Palette

The complement of American Purple is Cal Poly Pomona Green with the hex code #2F4F21. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #41214F color is offered by #2F4F21. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (41214F, 4F2146 and 2A214F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of American Purple (#41214F) are American Purple (#4F2146) and Russian Violet (#2A214F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of American Purple 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (41214F, 464F21 and 214F2A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of American Purple (#41214F) are #464F21 (Army Green) and #214F2A (Cal Poly Pomona Green). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (41214F, 4F4121 and 214F41)

Triadic Palette

American Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4F4121 (Café Noir) and #214F41 (Brunswick Green) along with #41214F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (41214F, 4F4121, 2F4F21 and 212F4F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of American Purple has four colors - #4F4121 (Café Noir), #2F4F21 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #212F4F (Space Cadet) in addition to the base color (#41214F). 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.

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Square color palette with (41214F, 4F2A21, 2F4F21 and 21464F)

Square Palette

American Purple square color palette has #4F2A21 (Brown Coffee), #2F4F21 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #21464F (Japanese Indigo). 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.

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Rainbow color

American Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our American Purple 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.

41214F 4F2135 4F3421 434F21 214F27 214F4E 21284F

Tints, Tones & Shades of American Purple Color


  • Transparent 674D72674D72
  • Transparent 7A64847A6484
  • Transparent 8D7A958D7A95
  • Transparent A090A7A090A7
  • Transparent B3A6B9B3A6B9
  • Transparent C6BCCAC6BCCA
  • Transparent D9D3DCD9D3DC
  • Transparent ECE9EDECE9ED


  • Transparent 4E34594E3459
  • Transparent 543E5E543E5E
  • Transparent 5A47635A4763
  • Transparent 615168615168
  • Transparent 675A6C675A6C
  • Transparent 6D64716D6471
  • Transparent 736D76736D76
  • Transparent 7A777B7A777B


  • Transparent 341A3F341A3F
  • Transparent 2E17372E1737
  • Transparent 27142F27142F
  • Transparent 211128211128
  • Transparent 1A0D201A0D20
  • Transparent 140A18140A18
  • Transparent 0D07100D0710
  • Transparent 070308070308

American Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    American Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    American Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    American Purple Plaid Pattern

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