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Old Purple Color

HEX #4B3652 / RGB (75, 54, 82)

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What is Old Purple Color?

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Old Purple has the hex code #4B3652. The equivalent RGB values are (75, 54, 82), which means it is composed of 36% red, 26% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:34 Y:0 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, Old Purple has a hue of 285°, 34% saturation and a brightness value of 32%.
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.

Old Purple 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.

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Old Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#4B3652
RGB Values(75, 54, 82)
CMYK Values(9%, 34%, 0%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(285°, 34%, 32%)
Closest Web Safe#333366
Inverse Color#B4C9AD [Ash Gray]
Closest Pantone®7448 C
Closest RAL7024 [Graphite grey]
Complementary Color#3D5236 [Rifle Green]
Old Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Luma)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#818181

Old Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4B3652. Complementary color is 3D5236

Complementary Palette

The complement of Old Purple is Rifle Green with the hex code #3D5236. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4B3652 color is offered by #3D5236. 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 (4B3652, 52364B and 3D3652)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Old Purple (#4B3652) are Purple Taupe (#52364B) and Jacarta (#3D3652). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Old 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 (4B3652, 4B5236 and 36523D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Old Purple (#4B3652) are #4B5236 (Rifle Green) and #36523D (Deep Moss 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.

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Triadic color palette with (4B3652, 524B36 and 36524B)

Triadic Palette

Old Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #524B36 (Olive Drab Camouflage) and #36524B (Dark Slate Gray) along with #4B3652 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 (4B3652, 524B36, 3D5236 and 363D52)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Old Purple has four colors - #524B36 (Olive Drab Camouflage), #3D5236 (Rifle Green) and #363D52 (Charcoal) in addition to the base color (#4B3652). 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 (4B3652, 523D36, 3D5236 and 364B52)

Square Palette

Old Purple square color palette has #523D36 (Liver Chestnut (Horses)), #3D5236 (Rifle Green) and #364B52 (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

Old Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Old 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 Old Purple Color


  • Transparent 6F5E756F5E75
  • Transparent 817286817286
  • Transparent 938697938697
  • Transparent A59BA9A59BA9
  • Transparent B7AFBAB7AFBA
  • Transparent C9C3CBC9C3CB
  • Transparent DBD7DCDBD7DC
  • Transparent EDEBEEEDEBEE


  • Transparent 56455B56455B
  • Transparent 5B4C605B4C60
  • Transparent 605464605464
  • Transparent 665B69665B69
  • Transparent 6B626E6B626E
  • Transparent 706A72706A72
  • Transparent 757177757177
  • Transparent 7B797B7B797B


  • Transparent 3C2B423C2B42
  • Transparent 352639352639
  • Transparent 2D20312D2031
  • Transparent 261B29261B29
  • Transparent 1E16211E1621
  • Transparent 171019171019
  • Transparent 0F0B100F0B10
  • Transparent 080508080508

Old Purple Color Patterns

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    Old Purple Gingham Checks

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    Old Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Old Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old Purple Plaid Pattern

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