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#4F2421 Hex Code

Color Name: Caput Mortuum

What is hex #4F2421 Color?

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The color name of hex code #4F2421 is Caput Mortuum. The RGB values are (79, 36, 33) which means it is composed of 53% red, 24% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:55 Y:58 K:69. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4F2421 has a hue of 4°, 58% saturation and a brightness value of 31%.
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.

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Hex #4F2421 Color Codes

Color NameCaput Mortuum
RGB Values(79, 36, 33)
CMYK Values(0%, 55%, 58%, 69%)
HSV/HSB Values(4°, 58%, 31%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#B0DBDE [Light Blue]
Closest Pantone®4625 C
Closest RAL8016 [Mahogany brown]
Complementary Color#214C4F [Japanese Indigo]
#4F2421 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#313131
Weighted Average (Most Common)#313131
Weighted Average (Luma)#2D2D2D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#707070

Hex #4F2421 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4F2421. Complementary color is 214C4F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4F2421 is #214C4F which is called Japanese Indigo. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4F2421 color is offered by #214C4F. 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 (4F2421, 4F3B21 and 4F2135)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4F2421 are #4F3B21 and #4F2135, called CafĂ© Noir and Brown Coffee, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4F2421 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

4F2421 4F3B21 4F2135
Split Complementary color palette with (4F2421, 214F3B and 21354F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4F2421 are #214F3B (Brunswick Green) and #21354F (Space Cadet). 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 (4F2421, 214F24 and 24214F)

Triadic Palette

#4F2421 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #214F24 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #24214F (Space Cadet) along with #4F2421, our main color, 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 (4F2421, 214F24, 214C4F and 4F214C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4F2421 has #214F24 (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #214C4F (Japanese Indigo) and #4F214C (American Purple). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

4F2421 214F24 214C4F 4F214C
Square color palette with (4F2421, 354F21, 214C4F and 3B214F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4F2421 contains #354F21 (Kombu Green), #214C4F (Japanese Indigo) and #3B214F (American 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.

4F2421 354F21 214C4F 3B214F
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Hex #4F2421 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4F2421 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

4F2421 4F4B21 2B4F21 214F3E 21384F 31214F 4F2145

Tints, Tones & Shades of 4F2421 Color


  • Transparent 72504D72504D
  • Transparent 846664846664
  • Transparent 957C7A957C7A
  • Transparent A79290A79290
  • Transparent B9A7A6B9A7A6
  • Transparent CABDBCCABDBC
  • Transparent DCD3D3DCD3D3
  • Transparent EDE9E9EDE9E9


  • Transparent 593634593634
  • Transparent 5E403E5E403E
  • Transparent 634947634947
  • Transparent 685251685251
  • Transparent 6C5B5A6C5B5A
  • Transparent 716464716464
  • Transparent 766E6D766E6D
  • Transparent 7B77777B7777


  • Transparent 3F1D1A3F1D1A
  • Transparent 371917371917
  • Transparent 2F16142F1614
  • Transparent 281211281211
  • Transparent 200E0D200E0D
  • Transparent 180B0A180B0A
  • Transparent 100707100707
  • Transparent 080403080403

#4F2421 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.