Golden Brown

HEX #996515 / RGB (153, 101, 21)

Golden Brown Hair Wig

What is Golden Brown Color?

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Golden Brown has the hex code #996515. The equivalent RGB values are (153, 101, 21), which means it is composed of 56% red, 37% green and 8% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:34 Y:86 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, Golden Brown has a hue of 36°, 86% saturation and a brightness value of 60%.
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.

Golden brown is a strong yellowish brown color which is not part of the web colors list. The color can be applied to a web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB codes. The name is often applied to the crust of baked goods including breads and buns.

Golden Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#996515
RGB Values(153, 101, 21)
CMYK Values(0%, 34%, 86%, 40%)
HSV/HSB Values(36°, 86%, 60%)
Closest Web Safe#996600
Inverse Color#669AEA [Cornflower Blue]
Closest Pantone®1395 C
Closest RAL8001 [Ochre brown]
Complementary Color#154999 [Yale Blue]
Golden Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5C5C5C
Desaturated#575757
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Luma)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A7A7A7

Golden Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 996515. Complementary color is 154999

Complementary Palette

The complement of Golden Brown is Yale Blue with the hex code #154999. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #996515 color is offered by #154999. 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 (996515, 8B9915 and 992315)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Golden Brown (#996515) are Dark Yellow (#8B9915) and Spartan Crimson (#992315). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Golden Brown 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 (996515, 158B99 and 231599)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Golden Brown (#996515) are #158B99 (Metallic Seaweed) and #231599 (Neon 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 (996515, 159965 and 651599)

Triadic Palette

Golden Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #159965 (Green-Cyan) and #651599 (Chinese Purple) along with #996515 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 (996515, 159965, 154999 and 991549)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Golden Brown has four colors - #159965 (Green-Cyan), #154999 (Yale Blue) and #991549 (Violet-Red) in addition to the base color (#996515). 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 (996515, 159923, 154999 and 99158B)

Square Palette

Golden Brown square color palette has #159923 (Forest Green (Web)), #154999 (Yale Blue) and #99158B (Dark Magenta). 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

Golden Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Golden Brown 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 Golden Brown Color

Tints

  • Transparent AD8444#AD8444
  • Transparent B8935B#B8935B
  • Transparent C2A373#C2A373
  • Transparent CCB28A#CCB28A
  • Transparent D6C1A1#D6C1A1
  • Transparent E0D1B9#E0D1B9
  • Transparent EBE0D0#EBE0D0
  • Transparent F5F0E8#F5F0E8

Tones

  • Transparent 946A2A#946A2A
  • Transparent 926D35#926D35
  • Transparent 8F7040#8F7040
  • Transparent 8D734B#8D734B
  • Transparent 8A7555#8A7555
  • Transparent 887860#887860
  • Transparent 857B6B#857B6B
  • Transparent 837D75#837D75

Shades

  • Transparent 7A5111#7A5111
  • Transparent 6B470F#6B470F
  • Transparent 5C3D0D#5C3D0D
  • Transparent 4D330B#4D330B
  • Transparent 3D2808#3D2808
  • Transparent 2E1E06#2E1E06
  • Transparent 1F1404#1F1404
  • Transparent 0F0A02#0F0A02

Golden Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Golden Brown Plaid Pattern

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