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Cornsilk Color

HEX #FFF8DC / RGB (255, 248, 220)

Ear of corn

What is Cornsilk Color?

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Cornsilk has the hex code #FFF8DC. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 248, 220), which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:14 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cornsilk has a hue of 48°, 14% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

The name of the color comes from the long hair that stick out from the top of an ear of corn. The fibers are actually styles, each of which is attached to an ovary.

Cornsilk is a beautiful pale tint of orangish-yellow and is included in the X11 and the web colors lists. This means, in HTML and CSS code, you can use the color name in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB values.

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Cornsilk Color Codes

Hex Code#FFF8DC
RGB Values(255, 248, 220)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 14%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 14%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#000723 [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#DCE3FF [Lavender (Web)]
Cornsilk Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#F1F1F1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F7F7F7
Weighted Average (Luma)#F7F7F7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F3F3F3

Cornsilk Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFF8DC. Complementary color is DCE3FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cornsilk is Lavender (Web) with the hex code #DCE3FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFF8DC color is offered by #DCE3FF. 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 (FFF8DC, F5FFDC and FFE7DC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cornsilk (#FFF8DC) are Beige (#F5FFDC) and Misty Rose (#FFE7DC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cornsilk 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 (FFF8DC, DCF5FF and E7DCFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cornsilk (#FFF8DC) are #DCF5FF (Light Cyan) and #E7DCFF (Lavender (Web)). 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 (FFF8DC, DCFFF8 and F8DCFF)

Triadic Palette

Cornsilk triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DCFFF8 (Light Cyan) and #F8DCFF (Pink Lace) along with #FFF8DC 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 (FFF8DC, DCFFF8, DCE3FF and FFDCE3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cornsilk has four colors - #DCFFF8 (Light Cyan), #DCE3FF (Lavender (Web)) and #FFDCE3 (Piggy Pink) in addition to the base color (#FFF8DC). 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 (FFF8DC, DCFFE7, DCE3FF and FFDCF5)

Square Palette

Cornsilk square color palette has #DCFFE7 (Nyanza), #DCE3FF (Lavender (Web)) and #FFDCF5 (Pink Lace). 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

Cornsilk Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cornsilk 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 Cornsilk Color


  • Transparent FFF9E3FFF9E3
  • Transparent FFFAE7FFFAE7
  • Transparent FFFBEAFFFBEA
  • Transparent FFFCEEFFFCEE
  • Transparent FFFCF1FFFCF1
  • Transparent FFFDF5FFFDF5
  • Transparent FFFEF8FFFEF8
  • Transparent FFFEFCFFFEFC


  • Transparent E6E0CAE6E0CA
  • Transparent D9D4C0D9D4C0
  • Transparent CCC8B7CCC8B7
  • Transparent C0BCAEC0BCAE
  • Transparent B3B0A5B3B0A5
  • Transparent A6A49CA6A49C
  • Transparent 999892999892
  • Transparent 8D8C898D8C89


  • Transparent CCC6B0CCC6B0
  • Transparent B3AE9AB3AE9A
  • Transparent 999584999584
  • Transparent 807C6E807C6E
  • Transparent 666358666358
  • Transparent 4D4A424D4A42
  • Transparent 33322C33322C
  • Transparent 1A19161A1916

Cornsilk Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cornsilk Plaid Pattern

Cornsilk Color Interior Ideas

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