#A6887D Hex Code

Color Name: Cinereous

What is hex #A6887D Color?

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The color name of hex code #A6887D is Cinereous. The RGB values are (166, 136, 125) which means it is composed of 39% red, 32% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:18 Y:25 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A6887D has a hue of 16°, 25% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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 #A6887D Color Codes

Color NameCinereous
RGB Values(166, 136, 125)
CMYK Values(0%, 18%, 25%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(16°, 25%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#597782 [Wintergreen Dream]
Closest Pantone®4725 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#7D9BA6 [Weldon Blue]
#A6887D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Desaturated#929292
Weighted Average (Most Common)#909090
Weighted Average (Luma)#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BEBEBE

Hex #A6887D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A6887D. Complementary color is 7D9BA6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A6887D is #7D9BA6 which is called Weldon Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A6887D color is offered by #7D9BA6. 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 (A6887D, A69D7D and A67D87)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A6887D are #A69D7D and #A67D87, called Grullo and Mountbatten Pink, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A6887D 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 (A6887D, 7DA69D and 7D87A6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A6887D are #7DA69D (Morning Blue) and #7D87A6 (Shadow 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.

Triadic color palette with (A6887D, 7DA688 and 887DA6)

Triadic Palette

#A6887D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7DA688 (Morning Blue) and #887DA6 (Roman Silver) along with #A6887D, 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 (A6887D, 7DA688, 7D9BA6 and A67D9B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A6887D has #7DA688 (Morning Blue), #7D9BA6 (Weldon Blue) and #A67D9B (English Lavender). 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 (A6887D, 87A67D, 7D9BA6 and 9D7DA6)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A6887D contains #87A67D (Artichoke), #7D9BA6 (Weldon Blue) and #9D7DA6 (Deep Amethyst). 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 #A6887D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A6887D 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.

#A6887D Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - A6887D

    Cinereous 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.