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Capercaillie Mauve Color

HEX #78728C / RGB (120, 114, 140)

What is Capercaillie Mauve Color?

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Capercaillie Mauve has the hex code #78728C. The equivalent RGB values are (120, 114, 140), which means it is composed of 32% red, 30% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:14 M:19 Y:0 K:45. In the HSV/HSB scale, Capercaillie Mauve has a hue of 254°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 300 50 15, Capercaillie Mauve hex code is #78728C with equivalent RGB (120, 114, 140). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Capercaillie Mauve's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Capercaillie Mauve Color Codes

Hex Code#78728C
RGB Values(120, 114, 140)
CMYK Values(14%, 19%, 0%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(254°, 19%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#878D73 [Artichoke]
Closest Pantone®667 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#868C72 [Artichoke]
Capercaillie Mauve Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#777777
Weighted Average (Luma)#757575
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AFAFAF

Capercaillie Mauve Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 78728C. Complementary color is 868C72

Complementary Palette

The complement of Capercaillie Mauve is Artichoke with the hex code #868C72. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #78728C color is offered by #868C72. 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 (78728C, 85728C and 72798C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Capercaillie Mauve (#78728C) are Rhythm (#85728C) and Slate Gray (#72798C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Capercaillie Mauve 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 (78728C, 8C8572 and 798C72)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Capercaillie Mauve (#78728C) are #8C8572 (Middle Grey) and #798C72 (Camouflage 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 (78728C, 8C7872 and 728C78)

Triadic Palette

Capercaillie Mauve triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8C7872 (Bazaar) and #728C78 (Xanadu) along with #78728C 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 (78728C, 8C7872, 868C72 and 72868C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Capercaillie Mauve has four colors - #8C7872 (Bazaar), #868C72 (Artichoke) and #72868C (Slate Gray) in addition to the base color (#78728C). 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 (78728C, 8C7279, 868C72 and 728C85)

Square Palette

Capercaillie Mauve square color palette has #8C7279 (Bazaar), #868C72 (Artichoke) and #728C85 (Xanadu). 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

Capercaillie Mauve Color Rainbow Palette

Our Capercaillie Mauve 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 Capercaillie Mauve Color


  • Transparent 938EA3938EA3
  • Transparent A19CAFA19CAF
  • Transparent AEAABAAEAABA
  • Transparent BCB9C6BCB9C6
  • Transparent C9C7D1C9C7D1
  • Transparent D7D5DDD7D5DD
  • Transparent E4E3E8E4E3E8
  • Transparent F2F1F4F2F1F4


  • Transparent 7A758A7A758A
  • Transparent 7A76887A7688
  • Transparent 7B78877B7887
  • Transparent 7C79867C7986
  • Transparent 7D7A857D7A85
  • Transparent 7E7C847E7C84
  • Transparent 7E7D827E7D82
  • Transparent 7F7F817F7F81


  • Transparent 605B70605B70
  • Transparent 545062545062
  • Transparent 484454484454
  • Transparent 3C39463C3946
  • Transparent 302E38302E38
  • Transparent 24222A24222A
  • Transparent 18171C18171C
  • Transparent 0C0B0E0C0B0E

Capercaillie Mauve Color Patterns

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    Capercaillie Mauve Vertical Stripes Pattern

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  • Transparent

    Capercaillie Mauve Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Capercaillie Mauve Houndstooth Pattern

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    Capercaillie Mauve Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Capercaillie Mauve Plaid Pattern

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