Matte Khaki

HEX #AA9C70 / RGB (170, 156, 112)

What is Matte Khaki Color?

Matte Khaki (Hex code: AA9C70) Thumbnail

Matte Khaki has the hex code #AA9C70. The equivalent 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, Matte Khaki 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.

Matte Khaki is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Matte Khaki Color Codes

Hex Code#AA9C70
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]
Matte Khaki Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#929292
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Matte Khaki Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AA9C70. Complementary color is 707EAA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Matte Khaki is Shadow Blue with the hex code #707EAA. 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.

Analogous color palette with (AA9C70, 9BAA70 and AA7F70)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Matte Khaki (#AA9C70) are Olivine (#9BAA70) and Burnished Brown (#AA7F70). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Matte Khaki 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (AA9C70, 709BAA and 7F70AA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Matte Khaki (#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.

Triadic color palette with (AA9C70, 70AA9C and 9C70AA)

Triadic Palette

Matte Khaki 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 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 (AA9C70, 70AA9C, 707EAA and AA707E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Matte Khaki has four colors - #70AA9C (Green Sheen), #707EAA (Shadow Blue) and #AA707E (Turkish Rose) in addition to the base color (#AA9C70). 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.

Square color palette with (AA9C70, 70AA7F, 707EAA and AA709B)

Square Palette

Matte Khaki square color palette has #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.

Rainbow color

Matte Khaki Color Rainbow Palette

Our Matte Khaki 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Matte Khaki Color


  • Transparent BBB08D#BBB08D
  • Transparent C4BA9B#C4BA9B
  • Transparent CCC4A9#CCC4A9
  • Transparent D5CEB8#D5CEB8
  • Transparent DDD7C6#DDD7C6
  • Transparent E6E1D4#E6E1D4
  • Transparent EEEBE2#EEEBE2
  • Transparent F7F5F1#F7F5F1


  • Transparent A29673#A29673
  • Transparent 9D9475#9D9475
  • Transparent 999176#999176
  • Transparent 958E78#958E78
  • Transparent 918B7A#918B7A
  • Transparent 8D887B#8D887B
  • Transparent 88867D#88867D
  • Transparent 84837E#84837E


  • Transparent 887D5A#887D5A
  • Transparent 776D4E#776D4E
  • Transparent 665E43#665E43
  • Transparent 554E38#554E38
  • Transparent 443E2D#443E2D
  • Transparent 332F22#332F22
  • Transparent 221F16#221F16
  • Transparent 11100B#11100B

Matte Khaki Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Matte Khaki Gingham Checks

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    Matte Khaki Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Khaki Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Khaki Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Khaki Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Khaki Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Khaki Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Khaki Plaid Pattern