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Grain Brown Color

HEX #B88349 / RGB (184, 131, 73)

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What is Grain Brown Color?

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Grain Brown has the hex code #B88349. The equivalent RGB values are (184, 131, 73), which means it is composed of 47% red, 34% green and 19% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:29 Y:60 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Grain Brown has a hue of 31°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 72%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 070 60 40, Grain Brown hex code is #B88349 with equivalent RGB (184, 131, 73). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Grain Brown's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Grain Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#B88349
RGB Values(184, 131, 73)
CMYK Values(0%, 29%, 60%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(31°, 60%, 72%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#477CB6 [Steel Blue]
Closest Pantone®729 C
Closest RAL1024 [Ochre yellow]
Complementary Color#497EB8 [Steel Blue]
Grain Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#818181
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Luma)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Grain Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B88349. Complementary color is 497EB8

Complementary Palette

The complement of Grain Brown is Steel Blue with the hex code #497EB8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B88349 color is offered by #497EB8. 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 (B88349, B6B849 and B84C49)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Grain Brown (#B88349) are Brass (#B6B849) and Deep Chestnut (#B84C49). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Grain 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (B88349, 49B6B8 and 4C49B8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Grain Brown (#B88349) are #49B6B8 (Verdigris) and #4C49B8 (Ocean 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.

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Triadic color palette with (B88349, 49B883 and 8349B8)

Triadic Palette

Grain Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #49B883 (Mint) and #8349B8 (Royal Purple) along with #B88349 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 (B88349, 49B883, 497EB8 and B8497E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Grain Brown has four colors - #49B883 (Mint), #497EB8 (Steel Blue) and #B8497E (Mystic Maroon) in addition to the base color (#B88349). 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 (B88349, 49B84C, 497EB8 and B849B6)

Square Palette

Grain Brown square color palette has #49B84C (Apple), #497EB8 (Steel Blue) and #B849B6 (Deep Fuchsia). 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

Grain Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Grain 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Grain Brown Color


  • Transparent C69C6DC69C6D
  • Transparent CDA880CDA880
  • Transparent D4B592D4B592
  • Transparent DCC1A4DCC1A4
  • Transparent E3CDB6E3CDB6
  • Transparent EADAC8EADAC8
  • Transparent F1E6DBF1E6DB
  • Transparent F8F3EDF8F3ED


  • Transparent AD8254AD8254
  • Transparent A7825AA7825A
  • Transparent A2825FA2825F
  • Transparent 9C82659C8265
  • Transparent 96816A96816A
  • Transparent 918170918170
  • Transparent 8B81758B8175
  • Transparent 86807B86807B


  • Transparent 93693A93693A
  • Transparent 815C33815C33
  • Transparent 6E4F2C6E4F2C
  • Transparent 5C42255C4225
  • Transparent 4A341D4A341D
  • Transparent 372716372716
  • Transparent 251A0F251A0F
  • Transparent 120D07120D07

Grain Brown Color Patterns

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    Grain Brown Gingham Checks

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    Grain Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grain Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grain Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grain Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grain Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grain Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Grain Brown Plaid Pattern

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