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Mexican Purple Color

HEX #5A3C55 / RGB (90, 60, 85)

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What is Mexican Purple Color?

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Mexican Purple has the hex code #5A3C55. The equivalent RGB values are (90, 60, 85), which means it is composed of 38% red, 26% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:33 Y:6 K:65. In the HSV/HSB scale, Mexican Purple has a hue of 310°, 33% saturation and a brightness value of 35%.
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.

Mexican Purple is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 330 30 20. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Mexican Purple color hex code is #5A3C55 which can be used along with RGB (90, 60, 85) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Mexican Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#5A3C55
RGB Values(90, 60, 85)
CMYK Values(0%, 33%, 6%, 65%)
HSV/HSB Values(310°, 33%, 35%)
Closest Web Safe#663366
Inverse Color#A5C3AA [Cambridge Blue]
Closest Pantone®7659 C
Closest RAL7024 [Graphite grey]
Complementary Color#3C5A41 [Deep Moss Green]
Mexican Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#484848
Weighted Average (Luma)#444444
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#888888

Mexican Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5A3C55. Complementary color is 3C5A41

Complementary Palette

The complement of Mexican Purple is Deep Moss Green with the hex code #3C5A41. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5A3C55 color is offered by #3C5A41. 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 (5A3C55, 5A3C46 and 503C5A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Mexican Purple (#5A3C55) are Purple Taupe (#5A3C46) and English Violet (#503C5A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mexican Purple 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 (5A3C55, 465A3C and 3C5A50)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mexican Purple (#5A3C55) are #465A3C (Gray-Asparagus) and #3C5A50 (Gray-Asparagus). 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 (5A3C55, 555A3C and 3C555A)

Triadic Palette

Mexican Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #555A3C (Olive Drab Camouflage) and #3C555A (Dark Slate Gray) along with #5A3C55 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 (5A3C55, 555A3C, 3C5A41 and 413C5A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Mexican Purple has four colors - #555A3C (Olive Drab Camouflage), #3C5A41 (Deep Moss Green) and #413C5A (Jacarta) in addition to the base color (#5A3C55). 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 (5A3C55, 5A503C, 3C5A41 and 3C465A)

Square Palette

Mexican Purple square color palette has #5A503C (Olive Drab Camouflage), #3C5A41 (Deep Moss Green) and #3C465A (Charcoal). 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

Mexican Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Mexican Purple 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 Mexican Purple Color


  • Transparent 7B63777B6377
  • Transparent 8C77888C7788
  • Transparent 9C8A999C8A99
  • Transparent AD9EAAAD9EAA
  • Transparent BDB1BBBDB1BB
  • Transparent CEC5CCCEC5CC
  • Transparent DED8DDDED8DD
  • Transparent EFECEEEFECEE


  • Transparent 624A5E624A5E
  • Transparent 655062655062
  • Transparent 695766695766
  • Transparent 6D5E6B6D5E6B
  • Transparent 71656F71656F
  • Transparent 756C73756C73
  • Transparent 787277787277
  • Transparent 7C797C7C797C


  • Transparent 483044483044
  • Transparent 3F2A3C3F2A3C
  • Transparent 362433362433
  • Transparent 2D1E2B2D1E2B
  • Transparent 241822241822
  • Transparent 1B121A1B121A
  • Transparent 120C11120C11
  • Transparent 090609090609

Mexican Purple Color Patterns

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    Mexican Purple Gingham Checks

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    Mexican Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mexican Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mexican Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mexican Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mexican Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mexican Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mexican Purple Plaid Pattern

Mexican Purple Color Interior Ideas

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