Mauveine

HEX #8D029B / RGB (141, 2, 155)

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What is Mauveine Color?

Mauveine (Hex code: 8D029B) Thumbnail

Mauveine has the hex code #8D029B. The equivalent RGB values are (141, 2, 155), which means it is composed of 47% red, 1% green and 52% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:99 Y:0 K:39. In the HSV/HSB scale, Mauveine has a hue of 295°, 99% saturation and a brightness value of 61%.
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.

One of the first synthetic dyes to be made and one of the first to mass produced, Mauveine was created quite accidentally by William Henry Perkin. The dye was named after the French name of the mallow flower.

Other names: Rosolan, Violet paste, Chrome violet, Anilin violet, Aniline purple, Perkin's violet, Perkin's mauve, Indisin, Phenamin, Purpurin and Lydin.

Mauveine Color Codes

Hex Code#8D029B
RGB Values(141, 2, 155)
CMYK Values(9%, 99%, 0%, 39%)
HSV/HSB Values(295°, 99%, 61%)
Closest Web Safe#990099
Inverse Color#72FD64 [Screamin' Green]
Closest Pantone®2602 C
Closest RAL4006 [Traffic purple]
Complementary Color#109B02 [Islamic Green]
Mauveine Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#636363
Desaturated#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3D3D3D
Weighted Average (Luma)#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6E6E6E

Mauveine Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8D029B. Complementary color is 109B02

Complementary Palette

The complement of Mauveine is Islamic Green with the hex code #109B02. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8D029B color is offered by #109B02. 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 (8D029B, 9B025D and 40029B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Mauveine (#8D029B) are Jazzberry Jam (#9B025D) and Indigo (#40029B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mauveine 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 (8D029B, 5D9B02 and 029B41)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mauveine (#8D029B) are #5D9B02 (Avocado) and #029B41 (North Texas Green). 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 (8D029B, 9B8D02 and 029B8D)

Triadic Palette

Mauveine triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9B8D02 (Dark Yellow) and #029B8D (Viridian Green) along with #8D029B 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 (8D029B, 9B8D02, 109B02 and 02109B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Mauveine has four colors - #9B8D02 (Dark Yellow), #109B02 (Islamic Green) and #02109B (Cadmium Blue) in addition to the base color (#8D029B). 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 (8D029B, 9B4102, 109B02 and 025D9B)

Square Palette

Mauveine square color palette has #9B4102 (Brown (Traditional)), #109B02 (Islamic Green) and #025D9B (Medium Electric Blue). 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

Mauveine Color Rainbow Palette

Our Mauveine 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 Mauveine Color

Tints

  • Transparent A435AF#A435AF
  • Transparent AF4EB9#AF4EB9
  • Transparent BB67C3#BB67C3
  • Transparent C681CD#C681CD
  • Transparent D19AD7#D19AD7
  • Transparent DDB3E1#DDB3E1
  • Transparent E8CCEB#E8CCEB
  • Transparent F4E6F5#F4E6F5

Tones

  • Transparent 8A1B96#8A1B96
  • Transparent 892893#892893
  • Transparent 883490#883490
  • Transparent 87418E#87418E
  • Transparent 854E8B#854E8B
  • Transparent 845A88#845A88
  • Transparent 836785#836785
  • Transparent 817383#817383

Shades

  • Transparent 71027C#71027C
  • Transparent 63016D#63016D
  • Transparent 55015D#55015D
  • Transparent 47014E#47014E
  • Transparent 38013E#38013E
  • Transparent 2A012F#2A012F
  • Transparent 1C001F#1C001F
  • Transparent 0E0010#0E0010

Mauveine Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mauveine Plaid Pattern

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