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Corduroy Brown Color

HEX #AA875C / RGB (170, 135, 92)


What is Corduroy Brown Color?

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Corduroy Brown has the hex code #AA875C. The equivalent RGB values are (170, 135, 92), which means it is composed of 43% red, 34% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:21 Y:46 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Corduroy Brown has a hue of 33°, 46% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Corduroy Brown is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Corduroy Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#AA875C
RGB Values(170, 135, 92)
CMYK Values(0%, 21%, 46%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 46%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#5578A3 [Blue Yonder]
Closest Pantone®4645 C
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#5C7FAA [Rackley]
Corduroy Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Luma)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BDBDBD

Corduroy Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AA875C. Complementary color is 5C7FAA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Corduroy Brown is Rackley with the hex code #5C7FAA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AA875C color is offered by #5C7FAA. 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 (AA875C, A6AA5C and AA605C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Corduroy Brown (#AA875C) are Olive Green (#A6AA5C) and Electric Brown (#AA605C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Corduroy Brown 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 (AA875C, 5CA6AA and 605CAA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Corduroy Brown (#AA875C) are #5CA6AA (Cadet Blue) and #605CAA (Liberty). 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 (AA875C, 5CAA87 and 875CAA)

Triadic Palette

Corduroy Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5CAA87 (Polished Pine) and #875CAA (Royal Purple) along with #AA875C 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 (AA875C, 5CAA87, 5C7FAA and AA5C7F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Corduroy Brown has four colors - #5CAA87 (Polished Pine), #5C7FAA (Rackley) and #AA5C7F (Rose Dust) in addition to the base color (#AA875C). 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 (AA875C, 5CAA60, 5C7FAA and AA5CA6)

Square Palette

Corduroy Brown square color palette has #5CAA60 (Forest Green (Crayola)), #5C7FAA (Rackley) and #AA5CA6 (Pearly Purple). 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

Corduroy Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Corduroy Brown 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 Corduroy Brown Color


  • Transparent BB9F7DBB9F7D
  • Transparent C4AB8DC4AB8D
  • Transparent CCB79DCCB79D
  • Transparent D5C3AED5C3AE
  • Transparent DDCFBEDDCFBE
  • Transparent E6DBCEE6DBCE
  • Transparent EEE7DEEEE7DE
  • Transparent F7F3EFF7F3EF


  • Transparent A28663A28663
  • Transparent 9D85679D8567
  • Transparent 99846A99846A
  • Transparent 95846E95846E
  • Transparent 918372918372
  • Transparent 8D82758D8275
  • Transparent 888179888179
  • Transparent 84817C84817C


  • Transparent 886C4A886C4A
  • Transparent 775F40775F40
  • Transparent 665137665137
  • Transparent 55442E55442E
  • Transparent 443625443625
  • Transparent 33291C33291C
  • Transparent 221B12221B12
  • Transparent 110E09110E09

Corduroy Brown Color Patterns

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    Corduroy Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Corduroy Brown Trellis Pattern

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    Corduroy Brown Plaid Pattern

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