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Major Brown Color

HEX #5B5149 / RGB (91, 81, 73)

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What is Major Brown Color?

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Major Brown comes from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list and has the PMS number 19-0810 TCX. It is not included in the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. Major Brown color hex code is #5B5149 with RGB equivalent (91, 81, 73). It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL values.
The CMYK values of this color are not available on the Pantone web site and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code.

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Major Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#5B5149
RGB Values(91, 81, 73)
CMYK Values(0%, 11%, 20%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(27°, 20%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#666633
Inverse Color#A4AEB6 [Metallic Silver]
Pantone®19-0810 TCX
Closest RAL7013 [Brown grey]
Complementary Color#49535B [Feldgrau]
Major Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#535353
Weighted Average (Luma)#535353
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#959595

Major Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5B5149. Complementary color is 49535B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Major Brown is Feldgrau with the hex code #49535B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5B5149 color is offered by #49535B. 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 (5B5149, 5B5A49 and 5B494A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Major Brown (#5B5149) are Ebony (#5B5A49) and Dark Liver (#5B494A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Major 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 (5B5149, 495B5A and 494A5B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Major Brown (#5B5149) are #495B5A (Feldgrau) and #494A5B (Quartz). 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 (5B5149, 495B51 and 51495B)

Triadic Palette

Major Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #495B51 (Feldgrau) and #51495B (Quartz) along with #5B5149 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 (5B5149, 495B51, 49535B and 5B4953)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Major Brown has four colors - #495B51 (Feldgrau), #49535B (Feldgrau) and #5B4953 (Dark Liver) in addition to the base color (#5B5149). 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 (5B5149, 4A5B49, 49535B and 5A495B)

Square Palette

Major Brown square color palette has #4A5B49 (Gray-Asparagus), #49535B (Feldgrau) and #5A495B (English Violet). 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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Rainbow color

Major Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Major 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 Major Brown Color


  • Transparent 7C746D7C746D
  • Transparent 8C85808C8580
  • Transparent 9D97929D9792
  • Transparent ADA8A4ADA8A4
  • Transparent BDB9B6BDB9B6
  • Transparent CECBC8CECBC8
  • Transparent DEDCDBDEDCDB
  • Transparent EFEEEDEFEEED


  • Transparent 625A54625A54
  • Transparent 665F5A665F5A
  • Transparent 6A645F6A645F
  • Transparent 6E69656E6965
  • Transparent 716D6A716D6A
  • Transparent 757270757270
  • Transparent 797775797775
  • Transparent 7C7B7B7C7B7B


  • Transparent 49413A49413A
  • Transparent 403933403933
  • Transparent 37312C37312C
  • Transparent 2E29252E2925
  • Transparent 24201D24201D
  • Transparent 1B18161B1816
  • Transparent 12100F12100F
  • Transparent 090807090807

Major Brown Color Patterns

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    Major Brown Gingham Checks

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    Major Brown Polka Dots Pattern

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    Major Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Major Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Major Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Major Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Major Brown Plaid Pattern

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