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#742950 Hex Code

Color Name: Old Mauve

What is hex #742950 Color?

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The color name of hex code #742950 is Old Mauve. The RGB values are (116, 41, 80) which means it is composed of 49% red, 17% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:65 Y:31 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, #742950 has a hue of 329°, 65% saturation and a brightness value of 45%.
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 #742950 Color Codes

Color NameOld Mauve
RGB Values(116, 41, 80)
CMYK Values(0%, 65%, 31%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(329°, 65%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#663366
Inverse Color#8BD6AF [Pearl Aqua]
Closest Pantone®7642 C
Closest RAL4004 [Claret violet]
Complementary Color#29744D [Salem]
#742950 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#808080

Hex #742950 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 742950. Complementary color is 29744D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #742950 is #29744D which is called Salem. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #742950 color is offered by #29744D. 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 (742950, 74292B and 732974)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #742950 are #74292B and #732974, called Puce Red and Midnight, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #742950 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (742950, 2B7429 and 297473)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #742950 are #2B7429 (Japanese Laurel) and #297473 (Myrtle Green). 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 (742950, 507429 and 295074)

Triadic Palette

#742950 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #507429 (Sap Green) and #295074 (Metallic Blue) along with #742950, 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 (742950, 507429, 29744D and 4D2974)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #742950 has #507429 (Sap Green), #29744D (Salem) and #4D2974 (Regalia). 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.

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Square color palette with (742950, 747329, 29744D and 292B74)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #742950 contains #747329 (Mustard Green), #29744D (Salem) and #292B74 (St. Patrick's Blue). 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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Hex #742950 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #742950 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 742950 Color


  • Transparent 905473905473
  • Transparent 9E69859E6985
  • Transparent AC7F96AC7F96
  • Transparent BA94A8BA94A8
  • Transparent C7A9B9C7A9B9
  • Transparent D5BFCBD5BFCB
  • Transparent E3D4DCE3D4DC
  • Transparent F1EAEEF1EAEE


  • Transparent 763A5A763A5A
  • Transparent 78435E78435E
  • Transparent 794C63794C63
  • Transparent 7A55687A5568
  • Transparent 7B5D6D7B5D6D
  • Transparent 7C66727C6672
  • Transparent 7E6F767E6F76
  • Transparent 7F777B7F777B


  • Transparent 5D21405D2140
  • Transparent 511D38511D38
  • Transparent 461930461930
  • Transparent 3A15283A1528
  • Transparent 2E10202E1020
  • Transparent 230C18230C18
  • Transparent 170810170810
  • Transparent 0C04080C0408

#742950 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.