Dark Chestnut

HEX #6C393C / RGB (108, 57, 60)

Fresh Chestnut fruit

What is Dark Chestnut Color?

Dark Chestnut (Hex code: 6C393C) Thumbnail

Dark Chestnut has the hex code #6C393C. The equivalent RGB values are (108, 57, 60), which means it is composed of 48% red, 25% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:47 Y:45 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Chestnut has a hue of 356°, 47% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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.

Dark chestnut is a deep and darl]k reddish brown color. It can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color codes.

Dark Chestnut Color Codes

Hex Code#6C393C
RGB Values(108, 57, 60)
CMYK Values(0%, 47%, 45%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(356°, 47%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#93C6C3 [Pearl Aqua]
Closest Pantone®498 C
Closest RAL8012 [Red brown]
Complementary Color#396C69 [Myrtle Green]
Dark Chestnut Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#494949
Weighted Average (Luma)#444444
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

Dark Chestnut Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6C393C. Complementary color is 396C69

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Chestnut is Myrtle Green with the hex code #396C69. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6C393C color is offered by #396C69. 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 (6C393C, 6C5039 and 6C3956)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Chestnut (#6C393C) are Coffee (#6C5039) and Halayà Úbe (#6C3956). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Chestnut 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 (6C393C, 396C50 and 39566C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Chestnut (#6C393C) are #396C50 (Amazon) and #39566C (Police 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 (6C393C, 3C6C39 and 393C6C)

Triadic Palette

Dark Chestnut triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3C6C39 (Deep Moss Green) and #393C6C (American Blue) along with #6C393C 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 (6C393C, 3C6C39, 396C69 and 69396C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Chestnut has four colors - #3C6C39 (Deep Moss Green), #396C69 (Myrtle Green) and #69396C (Imperial) in addition to the base color (#6C393C). 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 (6C393C, 566C39, 396C69 and 50396C)

Square Palette

Dark Chestnut square color palette has #566C39 (Dark Olive Green), #396C69 (Myrtle Green) and #50396C (English Violet). 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

Dark Chestnut Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Chestnut 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 Dark Chestnut Color


  • Transparent 896163#896163
  • Transparent 987477#987477
  • Transparent A7888A#A7888A
  • Transparent B69C9E#B69C9E
  • Transparent C4B0B1#C4B0B1
  • Transparent D3C4C5#D3C4C5
  • Transparent E2D7D8#E2D7D8
  • Transparent F0EBEC#F0EBEC


  • Transparent 70474A#70474A
  • Transparent 724E50#724E50
  • Transparent 745557#745557
  • Transparent 765D5E#765D5E
  • Transparent 786465#786465
  • Transparent 7A6B6C#7A6B6C
  • Transparent 7C7272#7C7272
  • Transparent 7E7979#7E7979


  • Transparent 562E30#562E30
  • Transparent 4C282A#4C282A
  • Transparent 412224#412224
  • Transparent 361D1E#361D1E
  • Transparent 2B1718#2B1718
  • Transparent 201112#201112
  • Transparent 160B0C#160B0C
  • Transparent 0B0606#0B0606

Dark Chestnut Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Chestnut Plaid Pattern

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