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Pecan Brown Color

HEX #A36E51 / RGB (163, 110, 81)

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What is Pecan Brown Color?

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Pecan Brown is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 17-1430 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.
Pecan Brown color hex code is #A36E51 and the RGB equivalent is (163, 110, 81). 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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Pecan Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#A36E51
RGB Values(163, 110, 81)
CMYK Values(0%, 33%, 50%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(21°, 50%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#5C91AE [Rackley]
Pantone®17-1430 TCX
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#5186A3 [Rackley]
Pecan Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#767676
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Luma)#777777
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B0B0B0

Pecan Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A36E51. Complementary color is 5186A3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pecan Brown is Rackley with the hex code #5186A3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A36E51 color is offered by #5186A3. 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 (A36E51, A39751 and A3515D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pecan Brown (#A36E51) are Bronze (Metallic) (#A39751) and Middle Red Purple (#A3515D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pecan Brown 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 (A36E51, 51A397 and 515DA3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pecan Brown (#A36E51) are #51A397 (Polished Pine) and #515DA3 (Liberty). 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 (A36E51, 51A36E and 6E51A3)

Triadic Palette

Pecan Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #51A36E (Forest Green (Crayola)) and #6E51A3 (Royal Purple) along with #A36E51 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 (A36E51, 51A36E, 5186A3 and A35186)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pecan Brown has four colors - #51A36E (Forest Green (Crayola)), #5186A3 (Rackley) and #A35186 (Magenta Haze) in addition to the base color (#A36E51). 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 (A36E51, 5DA351, 5186A3 and 9751A3)

Square Palette

Pecan Brown square color palette has #5DA351 (Apple), #5186A3 (Rackley) and #9751A3 (Purpureus). 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

Pecan Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pecan Brown 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 Pecan Brown Color


  • Transparent B58B74B58B74
  • Transparent BF9A85BF9A85
  • Transparent C8A897C8A897
  • Transparent D1B7A8D1B7A8
  • Transparent DAC5B9DAC5B9
  • Transparent E3D4CBE3D4CB
  • Transparent EDE2DCEDE2DC
  • Transparent F6F1EEF6F1EE


  • Transparent 9C725A9C725A
  • Transparent 99735F99735F
  • Transparent 957564957564
  • Transparent 927769927769
  • Transparent 8E796D8E796D
  • Transparent 8B7B728B7B72
  • Transparent 877C77877C77
  • Transparent 847E7B847E7B


  • Transparent 825841825841
  • Transparent 724D39724D39
  • Transparent 624231624231
  • Transparent 523729523729
  • Transparent 412C20412C20
  • Transparent 312118312118
  • Transparent 211610211610
  • Transparent 100B08100B08

Pecan Brown Color Patterns

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    Pecan Brown Gingham Checks

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    Pecan Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Pecan Brown Polka Dots Pattern

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    Pecan Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Pecan Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pecan Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pecan Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pecan Brown Plaid Pattern

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