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#AA9C70 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Taupe

What is hex #AA9C70 Color?

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The color name of hex code #AA9C70 is Light Taupe. The RGB values are (170, 156, 112) which means it is composed of 39% red, 36% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:34 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, #AA9C70 has a hue of 46°, 34% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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 #AA9C70 Color Codes

Color NameLight Taupe
RGB Values(170, 156, 112)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 34%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(46°, 34%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#55638F [UCLA Blue]
Closest Pantone®7503 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#707EAA [Shadow Blue]
#AA9C70 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#929292
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Hex #AA9C70 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AA9C70. Complementary color is 707EAA

Complementary Palette

The complement of #AA9C70 is #707EAA which is called Shadow Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AA9C70 color is offered by #707EAA. 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 (AA9C70, 9BAA70 and AA7F70)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #AA9C70 are #9BAA70 and #AA7F70, called Olivine and Burnished Brown, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #AA9C70 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 (AA9C70, 709BAA and 7F70AA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #AA9C70 are #709BAA (Crystal Blue) and #7F70AA (Rhythm). 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 (AA9C70, 70AA9C and 9C70AA)

Triadic Palette

#AA9C70 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #70AA9C (Green Sheen) and #9C70AA (Purple Mountain Majesty) along with #AA9C70, 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 (AA9C70, 70AA9C, 707EAA and AA707E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #AA9C70 has #70AA9C (Green Sheen), #707EAA (Shadow Blue) and #AA707E (Turkish Rose). 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 (AA9C70, 70AA7F, 707EAA and AA709B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #AA9C70 contains #70AA7F (Oxley), #707EAA (Shadow Blue) and #AA709B (Pearly 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.

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Hex #AA9C70 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #AA9C70 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 AA9C70 Color


  • Transparent BBB08DBBB08D
  • Transparent C4BA9BC4BA9B
  • Transparent CCC4A9CCC4A9
  • Transparent D5CEB8D5CEB8
  • Transparent DDD7C6DDD7C6
  • Transparent E6E1D4E6E1D4
  • Transparent EEEBE2EEEBE2
  • Transparent F7F5F1F7F5F1


  • Transparent A29673A29673
  • Transparent 9D94759D9475
  • Transparent 999176999176
  • Transparent 958E78958E78
  • Transparent 918B7A918B7A
  • Transparent 8D887B8D887B
  • Transparent 88867D88867D
  • Transparent 84837E84837E


  • Transparent 887D5A887D5A
  • Transparent 776D4E776D4E
  • Transparent 665E43665E43
  • Transparent 554E38554E38
  • Transparent 443E2D443E2D
  • Transparent 332F22332F22
  • Transparent 221F16221F16
  • Transparent 11100B11100B

#AA9C70 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.