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Pastel Tan Color

HEX #E9C9AA / RGB (233, 201, 170)

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What is Pastel Tan Color?

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Pastel Tan has the hex code #E9C9AA. The equivalent RGB values are (233, 201, 170), which means it is composed of 39% red, 33% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:27 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Tan has a hue of 30°, 27% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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.

Pastel Tan 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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Pastel Tan Color Codes

Hex Code#E9C9AA
RGB Values(233, 201, 170)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 27%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 27%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#163655 [Space Cadet]
Closest Pantone®719 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#AACAE9 [Pale Cornflower Blue]
Pastel Tan Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C9C9C9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CFCFCF
Weighted Average (Luma)#CECECE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E0E0E0

Pastel Tan Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E9C9AA. Complementary color is AACAE9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Tan is Pale Cornflower Blue with the hex code #AACAE9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E9C9AA color is offered by #AACAE9. 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 (E9C9AA, E9E9AA and E9AAAB)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Tan (#E9C9AA) are Pale Goldenrod (#E9E9AA) and Pale Chestnut (#E9AAAB). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Tan 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 (E9C9AA, AAE9E9 and AAABE9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Tan (#E9C9AA) are #AAE9E9 (Blizzard Blue) and #AAABE9 (Maximum Blue Purple). 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 (E9C9AA, AAE9C9 and C9AAE9)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Tan triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AAE9C9 (Magic Mint) and #C9AAE9 (Tropical Violet) along with #E9C9AA 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 (E9C9AA, AAE9C9, AACAE9 and E9AACA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Tan has four colors - #AAE9C9 (Magic Mint), #AACAE9 (Pale Cornflower Blue) and #E9AACA (Pink Pearl) in addition to the base color (#E9C9AA). 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 (E9C9AA, ABE9AA, AACAE9 and E9AAE9)

Square Palette

Pastel Tan square color palette has #ABE9AA (Celadon), #AACAE9 (Pale Cornflower Blue) and #E9AAE9 (Light Orchid). 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

Pastel Tan Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Tan 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 Pastel Tan Color


  • Transparent EDD4BBEDD4BB
  • Transparent F0D9C4F0D9C4
  • Transparent F2DFCCF2DFCC
  • Transparent F4E4D5F4E4D5
  • Transparent F6E9DDF6E9DD
  • Transparent F8EFE6F8EFE6
  • Transparent FBF4EEFBF4EE
  • Transparent FDFAF7FDFAF7


  • Transparent D4BAA2D4BAA2
  • Transparent CAB39DCAB39D
  • Transparent BFAC99BFAC99
  • Transparent B5A595B5A595
  • Transparent AA9D91AA9D91
  • Transparent A0968DA0968D
  • Transparent 958F88958F88
  • Transparent 8B87848B8784


  • Transparent BAA188BAA188
  • Transparent A38D77A38D77
  • Transparent 8C79668C7966
  • Transparent 756555756555
  • Transparent 5D50445D5044
  • Transparent 463C33463C33
  • Transparent 2F28222F2822
  • Transparent 171411171411

Pastel Tan Color Patterns

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    Pastel Tan Gingham Checks

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    Pastel Tan Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Pastel Tan Polka Dots Pattern

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    Pastel Tan Honeycomb Pattern

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    Pastel Tan Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Tan Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Tan Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Tan Plaid Pattern

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