#856D6D Hex Code

Color Name: Old Lavender

What is hex #856D6D Color?

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The color name of hex code #856D6D is Old Lavender. The RGB values are (133, 109, 109) which means it is composed of 38% red, 31% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:18 Y:18 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, #856D6D has a hue of 0°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 52%.
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.

Hex #856D6D Color Codes

Color NameOld Lavender
RGB Values(133, 109, 109)
CMYK Values(0%, 18%, 18%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 18%, 52%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#7A9292 [Light Slate Gray]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 9 C
Closest RAL7002 [Olive grey]
Complementary Color#6D8585 [AuroMetalSaurus]
#856D6D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#757575
Weighted Average (Most Common)#747474
Weighted Average (Luma)#727272
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ACACAC

Hex #856D6D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 856D6D. Complementary color is 6D8585

Complementary Palette

The complement of #856D6D is #6D8585 which is called AuroMetalSaurus. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #856D6D color is offered by #6D8585. 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 (856D6D, 85796D and 856D79)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #856D6D are #85796D and #856D79, called Shadow and Old Lavender, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #856D6D 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (856D6D, 6D8579 and 6D7985)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #856D6D are #6D8579 (Xanadu) and #6D7985 (AuroMetalSaurus). 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 (856D6D, 6D856D and 6D6D85)

Triadic Palette

#856D6D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6D856D (Camouflage Green) and #6D6D85 (Old Lavender) along with #856D6D, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (856D6D, 6D856D, 6D8585 and 856D85)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #856D6D has #6D856D (Camouflage Green), #6D8585 (AuroMetalSaurus) and #856D85 (Chinese Violet). 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.

Square color palette with (856D6D, 79856D, 6D8585 and 796D85)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #856D6D contains #79856D (Camouflage Green), #6D8585 (AuroMetalSaurus) and #796D85 (Old Lavender). 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

Hex #856D6D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #856D6D 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.

#856D6D Color Patterns

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    Old Lavender Gingham Checks

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    Old Lavender Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Old Lavender Polka Dots Pattern

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    Old Lavender Honeycomb Pattern

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    Old Lavender Leaves Pattern

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    Old Lavender Houndstooth Pattern

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    Old Lavender Trellis Pattern

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    Old Lavender Plaid Pattern

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.