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Dapple Gray Color

HEX #9C9BA7 / RGB (156, 155, 167)

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What is Dapple Gray Color?

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Dapple Gray is a Pantone textile Cotton eXtended color with the PMS number 16-3907 TCX. It is not a web color and cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. However, it can be applied to web pages and digital works with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
Dapple Gray color hex code is #9C9BA7 with RGB (156, 155, 167). Please note that the equivalent RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code and are only approximates.

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Dapple Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#9C9BA7
RGB Values(156, 155, 167)
CMYK Values(7%, 7%, 0%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(245°, 7%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#636458 [Granite Gray]
Pantone®16-3907 TCX
Closest RAL7040 [Window grey]
Complementary Color#A6A79B [Quick Silver]
Dapple Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9D9D9D
Weighted Average (Luma)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Dapple Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9C9BA7. Complementary color is A6A79B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dapple Gray is Quick Silver with the hex code #A6A79B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9C9BA7 color is offered by #A6A79B. 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 (9C9BA7, A29BA7 and 9BA0A7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dapple Gray (#9C9BA7) are Heliotrope Gray (#A29BA7) and Manatee (#9BA0A7). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dapple Gray 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 (9C9BA7, A7A29B and A0A79B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dapple Gray (#9C9BA7) are #A7A29B (Quick Silver) and #A0A79B (Quick Silver). 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 (9C9BA7, A79C9B and 9BA79C)

Triadic Palette

Dapple Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A79C9B (Heliotrope Gray) and #9BA79C (Morning Blue) along with #9C9BA7 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 (9C9BA7, A79C9B, A6A79B and 9BA6A7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dapple Gray has four colors - #A79C9B (Heliotrope Gray), #A6A79B (Quick Silver) and #9BA6A7 (Quick Silver) in addition to the base color (#9C9BA7). 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 (9C9BA7, A79BA0, A6A79B and 9BA7A2)

Square Palette

Dapple Gray square color palette has #A79BA0 (Heliotrope Gray), #A6A79B (Quick Silver) and #9BA7A2 (Quick Silver). 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

Dapple Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dapple Gray 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 Dapple Gray Color


  • Transparent B0AFB9B0AFB9
  • Transparent BAB9C1BAB9C1
  • Transparent C4C3CAC4C3CA
  • Transparent CECDD3CECDD3
  • Transparent D7D7DCD7D7DC
  • Transparent E1E1E5E1E1E5
  • Transparent EBEBEDEBEBED
  • Transparent F5F5F6F5F5F6


  • Transparent 96969F96969F
  • Transparent 94939B94939B
  • Transparent 919097919097
  • Transparent 8E8E948E8E94
  • Transparent 8B8B908B8B90
  • Transparent 88888C88888C
  • Transparent 868588868588
  • Transparent 838384838384


  • Transparent 7D7C867D7C86
  • Transparent 6D6D756D6D75
  • Transparent 5E5D645E5D64
  • Transparent 4E4E544E4E54
  • Transparent 3E3E433E3E43
  • Transparent 2F2F322F2F32
  • Transparent 1F1F211F1F21
  • Transparent 101011101011

Dapple Gray Color Patterns

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    Dapple Gray Gingham Checks

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    Dapple Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dapple Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dapple Gray Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dapple Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dapple Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dapple Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dapple Gray Plaid Pattern

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