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Dark Olive Color

HEX #574D35 / RGB (87, 77, 53)

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What is Dark Olive Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 19-0516 TCX, Dark Olive color hex code is #574D35 with RGB equivalent (87, 77, 53). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Dark Olive can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Dark Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#574D35
RGB Values(87, 77, 53)
CMYK Values(0%, 11%, 39%, 66%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 39%, 34%)
Closest Web Safe#666633
Inverse Color#A8B2CA [Cadet Blue (Crayola)]
Pantone®19-0516 TCX
Closest RAL6003 [Olive green]
Complementary Color#353F57 [Charcoal]
Dark Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#484848
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Luma)#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#919191

Dark Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 574D35. Complementary color is 353F57

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Olive is Charcoal with the hex code #353F57. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #574D35 color is offered by #353F57. 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 (574D35, 505735 and 573C35)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Olive (#574D35) are Soldier Green (#505735) and Liver Chestnut (Horses) (#573C35). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Olive 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 (574D35, 355057 and 3C3557)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Olive (#574D35) are #355057 (Dark Slate Gray) and #3C3557 (Jacarta). 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 (574D35, 35574D and 4D3557)

Triadic Palette

Dark Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #35574D (Dark Slate Gray) and #4D3557 (English Violet) along with #574D35 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 (574D35, 35574D, 353F57 and 57353F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Olive has four colors - #35574D (Dark Slate Gray), #353F57 (Charcoal) and #57353F (Dark Puce) in addition to the base color (#574D35). 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 (574D35, 35573C, 353F57 and 573550)

Square Palette

Dark Olive square color palette has #35573C (Deep Moss Green), #353F57 (Charcoal) and #573550 (Japanese 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.

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Rainbow color

Dark Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Olive 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 Dark Olive Color


  • Transparent 79715D79715D
  • Transparent 898272898272
  • Transparent 9A94869A9486
  • Transparent ABA69AABA69A
  • Transparent BCB8AEBCB8AE
  • Transparent CDCAC2CDCAC2
  • Transparent DDDBD7DDDBD7
  • Transparent EEEDEBEEEDEB


  • Transparent 5F57445F5744
  • Transparent 635C4C635C4C
  • Transparent 676153676153
  • Transparent 6C675B6C675B
  • Transparent 706C62706C62
  • Transparent 74716A74716A
  • Transparent 787671787671
  • Transparent 7C7B797C7B79


  • Transparent 463E2A463E2A
  • Transparent 3D36253D3625
  • Transparent 342E20342E20
  • Transparent 2C271B2C271B
  • Transparent 231F15231F15
  • Transparent 1A17101A1710
  • Transparent 110F0B110F0B
  • Transparent 090805090805

Dark Olive Color Patterns

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    Dark Olive Gingham Checks

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    Dark Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Dark Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Plaid Pattern

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