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Dove (Pantone) Color

HEX #B3ADA7 / RGB (179, 173, 167)

Flying dove bird

What is Dove (Pantone) Color?

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Dove (Pantone) comes from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list and has the PMS number 15-0000 TCX. It is not included in the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. Dove (Pantone) color hex code is #B3ADA7 with RGB equivalent (179, 173, 167). It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
The CMYK values of this color are not available on the Pantone web site and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Dove (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#B3ADA7
RGB Values(179, 173, 167)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 7%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 7%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#4C5258 [Davy's Grey]
Pantone®15-0000 TCX
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#A7ADB3 [Metallic Silver]
Dove (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D0D0D0

Dove (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B3ADA7. Complementary color is A7ADB3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dove (Pantone) is Metallic Silver with the hex code #A7ADB3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B3ADA7 color is offered by #A7ADB3. 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 (B3ADA7, B3B3A7 and B3A7A7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dove (Pantone) (#B3ADA7) are Silver Foil (#B3B3A7) and Silver Chalice (#B3A7A7). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dove (Pantone) 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 (B3ADA7, A7B3B3 and A7A7B3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dove (Pantone) (#B3ADA7) are #A7B3B3 (Silver Foil) and #A7A7B3 (Metallic 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 (B3ADA7, A7B3AD and ADA7B3)

Triadic Palette

Dove (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A7B3AD (Silver Foil) and #ADA7B3 (Silver (Metallic)) along with #B3ADA7 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 (B3ADA7, A7B3AD, A7ADB3 and B3A7AD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dove (Pantone) has four colors - #A7B3AD (Silver Foil), #A7ADB3 (Metallic Silver) and #B3A7AD (Silver Chalice) in addition to the base color (#B3ADA7). 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 (B3ADA7, A7B3A7, A7ADB3 and B3A7B3)

Square Palette

Dove (Pantone) square color palette has #A7B3A7 (Silver Chalice), #A7ADB3 (Metallic Silver) and #B3A7B3 (Pastel 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

Dove (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dove (Pantone) 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 Dove (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent C2BDB9C2BDB9
  • Transparent CAC6C1CAC6C1
  • Transparent D1CECAD1CECA
  • Transparent D9D6D3D9D6D3
  • Transparent E1DEDCE1DEDC
  • Transparent E8E6E5E8E6E5
  • Transparent F0EFEDF0EFED
  • Transparent F7F7F6F7F7F6


  • Transparent A9A49FA9A49F
  • Transparent A4A09BA4A09B
  • Transparent 9F9B979F9B97
  • Transparent 9A97949A9794
  • Transparent 949290949290
  • Transparent 8F8E8C8F8E8C
  • Transparent 8A89888A8988
  • Transparent 858584858584


  • Transparent 8F8A868F8A86
  • Transparent 7D79757D7975
  • Transparent 6B68646B6864
  • Transparent 5A57545A5754
  • Transparent 484543484543
  • Transparent 363432363432
  • Transparent 242321242321
  • Transparent 121111121111

Dove (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Dove (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Dove (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dove (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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