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Old White Color

HEX #F2E6DF / RGB (242, 230, 223)

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What is Old White Color?

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Old White has the hex code #F2E6DF. The equivalent RGB values are (242, 230, 223), which means it is composed of 35% red, 33% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:5 Y:8 K:5. In the HSV/HSB scale, Old White has a hue of 22°, 8% saturation and a brightness value of 95%.
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 White color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Old White can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Old White Color Codes

Hex Code#F2E6DF
RGB Values(242, 230, 223)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 8%, 5%)
HSV/HSB Values(22°, 8%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#0D1920 [Chinese Black]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#DFEBF2 [Azureish White]
Old White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E8E8E8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E9E9E9
Weighted Average (Luma)#E8E8E8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Old White Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F2E6DF. Complementary color is DFEBF2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Old White is Azureish White with the hex code #DFEBF2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F2E6DF color is offered by #DFEBF2. 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 (F2E6DF, F2F0DF and F2DFE2)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Old White (#F2E6DF) are Beige (#F2F0DF) and Pale Pink (#F2DFE2). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Old White 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 (F2E6DF, DFF2F0 and DFE2F2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Old White (#F2E6DF) are #DFF2F0 (Azureish White) and #DFE2F2 (Azureish White). 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 (F2E6DF, DFF2E6 and E6DFF2)

Triadic Palette

Old White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DFF2E6 (Chinese White) and #E6DFF2 (Lavender (Web)) along with #F2E6DF 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 (F2E6DF, DFF2E6, DFEBF2 and F2DFEB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Old White has four colors - #DFF2E6 (Chinese White), #DFEBF2 (Azureish White) and #F2DFEB (Piggy Pink) in addition to the base color (#F2E6DF). 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 (F2E6DF, E2F2DF, DFEBF2 and F0DFF2)

Square Palette

Old White square color palette has #E2F2DF (Chinese White), #DFEBF2 (Azureish White) and #F0DFF2 (Bright Gray). 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

Old White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Old White 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 Old White Color


  • Transparent F5EBE5F5EBE5
  • Transparent F6EEE9F6EEE9
  • Transparent F7F0ECF7F0EC
  • Transparent F9F3EFF9F3EF
  • Transparent FAF5F2FAF5F2
  • Transparent FBF8F5FBF8F5
  • Transparent FCFAF9FCFAF9
  • Transparent FEFDFCFEFDFC


  • Transparent DBD2CCDBD2CC
  • Transparent D0C7C3D0C7C3
  • Transparent C4BDB9C4BDB9
  • Transparent B9B3B0B9B3B0
  • Transparent AEA9A6AEA9A6
  • Transparent A29F9DA29F9D
  • Transparent 979493979493
  • Transparent 8B8A8A8B8A8A


  • Transparent C2B8B2C2B8B2
  • Transparent A9A19CA9A19C
  • Transparent 918A86918A86
  • Transparent 797370797370
  • Transparent 615C59615C59
  • Transparent 494543494543
  • Transparent 302E2D302E2D
  • Transparent 181716181716

Old White Color Patterns

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    Old White Gingham Checks

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    Old White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Old White Plaid Pattern

Old White Color Interior Ideas

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