Burgundy CMYK

HEX #86253F / RGB (134, 37, 63)

Red/burgundy colored porcelain vase

What is Burgundy CMYK Color?

Burgundy CMYK (Hex code: 86253F) Thumbnail

Burgundy in the CMYK color model has the values (20, 90, 50, 40) which means it has 90 of magenta, 50 of yellow, 40 of black and 20 of cyan. This translates to an approximate hex code #86253F and RGB values of (134, 37, 63). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

Please understand that the hex code of the burgundy CMYK mentioned on this page is only an approximation. Hexadecimal and RGB color values are for screen and digital media while the CMYK model is used for printing and, therefore, the conversion of one to another is not perfect.

Burgundy CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#86253F
RGB Values(134, 37, 63)
HSV/HSB Values(344°, 72%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#79DAC0 [Pearl Aqua]
Closest Pantone®208 C
Closest RAL4002 [Red violet]
Complementary Color#25866C [Celadon Green]
Burgundy CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#454545
Weighted Average (Luma)#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#808080

Burgundy CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 86253F. Complementary color is 25866C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Burgundy CMYK is Celadon Green with the hex code #25866C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #86253F color is offered by #25866C. 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 (86253F, 863C25 and 862570)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Burgundy CMYK (#86253F) are Burnt Umber (#863C25) and Boysenberry (#862570). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Burgundy CMYK 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 (86253F, 25863C and 257086)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Burgundy CMYK (#86253F) are #25863C (Japanese Laurel) and #257086 (Teal Blue). 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 (86253F, 3F8625 and 253F86)

Triadic Palette

Burgundy CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3F8625 (Sap Green) and #253F86 (Dark Cornflower Blue) along with #86253F 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 (86253F, 3F8625, 25866C and 6C2586)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Burgundy CMYK has four colors - #3F8625 (Sap Green), #25866C (Celadon Green) and #6C2586 (Eminence) in addition to the base color (#86253F). 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 (86253F, 708625, 25866C and 3B2586)

Square Palette

Burgundy CMYK square color palette has #708625 (Olive Drab (#3)), #25866C (Celadon Green) and #3B2586 (Cosmic Cobalt). 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

Burgundy CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Burgundy CMYK 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 Burgundy CMYK Color


  • Transparent 9E5165#9E5165
  • Transparent AA6679#AA6679
  • Transparent B67C8C#B67C8C
  • Transparent C3929F#C3929F
  • Transparent CFA8B2#CFA8B2
  • Transparent DBBEC5#DBBEC5
  • Transparent E7D3D9#E7D3D9
  • Transparent F3E9EC#F3E9EC


  • Transparent 85374C#85374C
  • Transparent 844053#844053
  • Transparent 844959#844959
  • Transparent 835360#835360
  • Transparent 825C66#825C66
  • Transparent 82656D#82656D
  • Transparent 816E73#816E73
  • Transparent 81777A#81777A


  • Transparent 6B1E32#6B1E32
  • Transparent 5E1A2C#5E1A2C
  • Transparent 501626#501626
  • Transparent 431320#431320
  • Transparent 360F19#360F19
  • Transparent 280B13#280B13
  • Transparent 1B070D#1B070D
  • Transparent 0D0406#0D0406

Burgundy CMYK Color Patterns

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    Burgundy CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Burgundy CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burgundy CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burgundy CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burgundy CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burgundy CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burgundy CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Burgundy CMYK Plaid Pattern

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