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Argyle Purple Color

HEX #895C79 / RGB (137, 92, 121)

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What is Argyle Purple Color?

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Argyle Purple comes from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list and has the PMS number 18-3011 TCX. It is not included in the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. Argyle Purple color hex code is #895C79 with RGB equivalent (137, 92, 121). It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
The CMYK values of this color are not available on the Pantone web site and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Argyle Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#895C79
RGB Values(137, 92, 121)
CMYK Values(0%, 33%, 12%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(321°, 33%, 54%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#76A386 [Oxley]
Pantone®18-3011 TCX
Closest RAL4001 [Red lilac]
Complementary Color#5C896C [Russian Green]
Argyle Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#757575
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Luma)#686868
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Argyle Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 895C79. Complementary color is 5C896C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Argyle Purple is Russian Green with the hex code #5C896C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #895C79 color is offered by #5C896C. 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 (895C79, 895C63 and 835C89)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Argyle Purple (#895C79) are Rose Taupe (#895C63) and Chinese Violet (#835C89). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Argyle 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 (895C79, 63895C and 5C8983)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Argyle Purple (#895C79) are #63895C (Russian Green) and #5C8983 (Wintergreen Dream). 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 (895C79, 79895C and 5C7989)

Triadic Palette

Argyle Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #79895C (Camouflage Green) and #5C7989 (Steel Teal) along with #895C79 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 (895C79, 79895C, 5C896C and 6C5C89)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Argyle Purple has four colors - #79895C (Camouflage Green), #5C896C (Russian Green) and #6C5C89 (Dark Lavender) in addition to the base color (#895C79). 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 (895C79, 89835C, 5C896C and 5C6389)

Square Palette

Argyle Purple square color palette has #89835C (Shadow), #5C896C (Russian Green) and #5C6389 (UCLA Blue). 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

Argyle Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Argyle 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Argyle Purple Color


  • Transparent A17D94A17D94
  • Transparent AC8DA1AC8DA1
  • Transparent B89DAFB89DAF
  • Transparent C4AEBCC4AEBC
  • Transparent D0BEC9D0BEC9
  • Transparent DCCED7DCCED7
  • Transparent E7DEE4E7DEE4
  • Transparent F3EFF2F3EFF2


  • Transparent 87637A87637A
  • Transparent 86677B86677B
  • Transparent 856A7C856A7C
  • Transparent 856E7D856E7D
  • Transparent 84727D84727D
  • Transparent 83757E83757E
  • Transparent 82797F82797F
  • Transparent 817C7F817C7F


  • Transparent 6E4A616E4A61
  • Transparent 604055604055
  • Transparent 523749523749
  • Transparent 452E3D452E3D
  • Transparent 372530372530
  • Transparent 291C24291C24
  • Transparent 1B12181B1218
  • Transparent 0E090C0E090C

Argyle Purple Color Patterns

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    Argyle Purple Gingham Checks

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    Argyle Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Argyle Purple Polka Dots Pattern

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    Argyle Purple Honeycomb Pattern

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    Argyle Purple Leaves Pattern

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    Argyle Purple Houndstooth Pattern

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    Argyle Purple Trellis Pattern

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    Argyle Purple Plaid Pattern

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