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Madder Brown Color

HEX #6B3231 / RGB (107, 50, 49)

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What is Madder Brown Color?

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Madder Brown is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 19-1331 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Madder Brown color hex code is #6B3231 and the RGB equivalent is (107, 50, 49). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Madder Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#6B3231
RGB Values(107, 50, 49)
CMYK Values(0%, 53%, 54%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(1°, 54%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#94CDCE [Middle Blue Green]
Pantone®19-1331 TCX
Closest RAL8012 [Red brown]
Complementary Color#316A6B [Myrtle Green]
Madder Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#454545
Weighted Average (Most Common)#434343
Weighted Average (Luma)#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Madder Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6B3231. Complementary color is 316A6B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Madder Brown is Myrtle Green with the hex code #316A6B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6B3231 color is offered by #316A6B. 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 (6B3231, 6B4F31 and 6B314D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Madder Brown (#6B3231) are Coffee (#6B4F31) and Old Mauve (#6B314D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Madder Brown with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (6B3231, 316B4F and 314D6B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Madder Brown (#6B3231) are #316B4F (Amazon) and #314D6B (Police 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.

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Triadic color palette with (6B3231, 316B32 and 32316B)

Triadic Palette

Madder Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #316B32 (Japanese Laurel) and #32316B (Deep Koamaru) along with #6B3231 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 (6B3231, 316B32, 316A6B and 6B316A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Madder Brown has four colors - #316B32 (Japanese Laurel), #316A6B (Myrtle Green) and #6B316A (Imperial) in addition to the base color (#6B3231). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (6B3231, 4D6B31, 316A6B and 4F316B)

Square Palette

Madder Brown square color palette has #4D6B31 (Dark Olive Green), #316A6B (Myrtle Green) and #4F316B (Imperial). 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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Madder Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Madder Brown rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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 Madder Brown Color


  • Transparent 895B5A895B5A
  • Transparent 97706F97706F
  • Transparent A68483A68483
  • Transparent B59998B59998
  • Transparent C4ADADC4ADAD
  • Transparent D3C2C1D3C2C1
  • Transparent E1D6D6E1D6D6
  • Transparent F0EBEAF0EBEA


  • Transparent 6F42416F4241
  • Transparent 714949714949
  • Transparent 735151735151
  • Transparent 765959765959
  • Transparent 786160786160
  • Transparent 7A69687A6968
  • Transparent 7C70707C7070
  • Transparent 7E78787E7878


  • Transparent 562827562827
  • Transparent 4B23224B2322
  • Transparent 401E1D401E1D
  • Transparent 361919361919
  • Transparent 2B14142B1414
  • Transparent 200F0F200F0F
  • Transparent 150A0A150A0A
  • Transparent 0B05050B0505

Madder Brown Color Patterns

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    Madder Brown Gingham Checks

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    Madder Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Madder Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Madder Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Madder Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Madder Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Madder Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Madder Brown Plaid Pattern

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