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Olive Gray (Pantone) Color

HEX #A6997A / RGB (166, 153, 122)

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What is Olive Gray (Pantone) Color?

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Olive Gray (Pantone) is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 16-1110 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Olive Gray (Pantone) color hex code is #A6997A and the RGB equivalent is (166, 153, 122). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Olive Gray (Pantone) Color Codes

Hex Code#A6997A
RGB Values(166, 153, 122)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 27%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 27%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#596685 [Dark Electric Blue]
Pantone®16-1110 TCX
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#7A87A6 [Shadow Blue]
Olive Gray (Pantone) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#939393
Weighted Average (Most Common)#999999
Weighted Average (Luma)#9A9A9A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C5C5C5

Olive Gray (Pantone) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A6997A. Complementary color is 7A87A6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Olive Gray (Pantone) is Shadow Blue with the hex code #7A87A6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A6997A color is offered by #7A87A6. 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 (A6997A, 9DA67A and A6837A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Olive Gray (Pantone) (#A6997A) are Olivine (#9DA67A) and Burnished Brown (#A6837A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Olive Gray (Pantone) 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 (A6997A, 7A9DA6 and 837AA6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Olive Gray (Pantone) (#A6997A) are #7A9DA6 (Weldon Blue) and #837AA6 (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.

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Triadic color palette with (A6997A, 7AA699 and 997AA6)

Triadic Palette

Olive Gray (Pantone) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7AA699 (Green Sheen) and #997AA6 (Lavender Purple) along with #A6997A 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 (A6997A, 7AA699, 7A87A6 and A67A87)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Olive Gray (Pantone) has four colors - #7AA699 (Green Sheen), #7A87A6 (Shadow Blue) and #A67A87 (Mountbatten Pink) in addition to the base color (#A6997A). 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 (A6997A, 7AA683, 7A87A6 and A67A9D)

Square Palette

Olive Gray (Pantone) square color palette has #7AA683 (Oxley), #7A87A6 (Shadow Blue) and #A67A9D (English Lavender). 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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Olive Gray (Pantone) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Olive Gray (Pantone) 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 Olive Gray (Pantone) Color


  • Transparent B8AD95B8AD95
  • Transparent C1B8A2C1B8A2
  • Transparent CAC2AFCAC2AF
  • Transparent D3CCBDD3CCBD
  • Transparent DBD6CADBD6CA
  • Transparent E4E0D7E4E0D7
  • Transparent EDEBE4EDEBE4
  • Transparent F6F5F2F6F5F2


  • Transparent 9E947B9E947B
  • Transparent 9B927C9B927C
  • Transparent 978F7C978F7C
  • Transparent 938D7D938D7D
  • Transparent 8F8A7E8F8A7E
  • Transparent 8B887E8B887E
  • Transparent 88857F88857F
  • Transparent 84837F84837F


  • Transparent 857A62857A62
  • Transparent 746B55746B55
  • Transparent 645C49645C49
  • Transparent 534D3D534D3D
  • Transparent 423D31423D31
  • Transparent 322E25322E25
  • Transparent 211F18211F18
  • Transparent 110F0C110F0C

Olive Gray (Pantone) Color Patterns

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Gingham Checks

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Leaves Pattern

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Trellis Pattern

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    Olive Gray (Pantone) Plaid Pattern

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