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Paisley Purple Color

HEX #8B79B1 / RGB (139, 121, 177)

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What is Paisley Purple Color?

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Paisley Purple is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 17-3730 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.
Paisley Purple color hex code is #8B79B1 and the RGB equivalent is (139, 121, 177). 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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Paisley Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#8B79B1
RGB Values(139, 121, 177)
CMYK Values(22%, 32%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(259°, 32%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#996699
Inverse Color#74864E [Gold Fusion]
Pantone®17-3730 TCX
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#9FB179 [Olivine]
Paisley Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#929292
Weighted Average (Most Common)#858585
Weighted Average (Luma)#818181
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

Paisley Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8B79B1. Complementary color is 9FB179

Complementary Palette

The complement of Paisley Purple is Olivine with the hex code #9FB179. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8B79B1 color is offered by #9FB179. 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 (8B79B1, A779B1 and 7983B1)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Paisley Purple (#8B79B1) are Purple Mountain Majesty (#A779B1) and Shadow Blue (#7983B1). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Paisley 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 (8B79B1, B1A779 and 83B179)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Paisley Purple (#8B79B1) are #B1A779 (Misty Moss) and #83B179 (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 (8B79B1, B18B79 and 79B18B)

Triadic Palette

Paisley Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #B18B79 (Light Taupe) and #79B18B (Iguana Green) along with #8B79B1 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 (8B79B1, B18B79, 9FB179 and 799FB1)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Paisley Purple has four colors - #B18B79 (Light Taupe), #9FB179 (Olivine) and #799FB1 (Weldon Blue) in addition to the base color (#8B79B1). 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 (8B79B1, B17983, 9FB179 and 79B1A7)

Square Palette

Paisley Purple square color palette has #B17983 (Turkish Rose), #9FB179 (Olivine) and #79B1A7 (Green Sheen). 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

Paisley Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Paisley 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 Paisley Purple Color


  • Transparent A294C1A294C1
  • Transparent AEA1C8AEA1C8
  • Transparent B9AFD0B9AFD0
  • Transparent C5BCD8C5BCD8
  • Transparent D1C9E0D1C9E0
  • Transparent DCD7E8DCD7E8
  • Transparent E8E4EFE8E4EF
  • Transparent F3F2F7F3F2F7


  • Transparent 897AA7897AA7
  • Transparent 887BA2887BA2
  • Transparent 877C9D877C9D
  • Transparent 867D99867D99
  • Transparent 847D94847D94
  • Transparent 837E8F837E8F
  • Transparent 827F8A827F8A
  • Transparent 817F85817F85


  • Transparent 6F618E6F618E
  • Transparent 61557C61557C
  • Transparent 53496A53496A
  • Transparent 463D59463D59
  • Transparent 383047383047
  • Transparent 2A24352A2435
  • Transparent 1C18231C1823
  • Transparent 0E0C120E0C12

Paisley Purple Color Patterns

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    Paisley Purple Gingham Checks

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    Paisley Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Paisley Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Paisley Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Paisley Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Paisley Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Paisley Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Paisley Purple Plaid Pattern

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