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Puce (M&P) Color

HEX #A95C68 / RGB (169, 92, 104)

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What is Puce (M&P) Color?

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Puce (M&P) has the hex code #A95C68. The equivalent RGB values are (169, 92, 104), which means it is composed of 46% red, 25% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:46 Y:39 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Puce (M&P) has a hue of 351°, 46% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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.

Puce as described in Maerz and Paul's A Dictionary of Color is a moderate red color. The name comes from the French word for fleas. And it is representative of the color imparted on bedsheets, even after they have been cleaned, by blood stains and/or flea droppings. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, puce (m&p) 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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Puce (M&P) Color Codes

Hex Code#A95C68
RGB Values(169, 92, 104)
CMYK Values(0%, 46%, 39%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(351°, 46%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#56A397 [Polished Pine]
Closest Pantone®4995 C
Closest RAL3017 [Rose]
Complementary Color#5CA99D [Polished Pine]
Puce (M&P) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#747474
Weighted Average (Luma)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A9A9A9

Puce (M&P) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A95C68. Complementary color is 5CA99D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Puce (M&P) is Polished Pine with the hex code #5CA99D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A95C68 color is offered by #5CA99D. 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 (A95C68, A9775C and A95C8F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Puce (M&P) (#A95C68) are Café Au Lait (#A9775C) and Rose Quartz Pink (#A95C8F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Puce (M&P) 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 (A95C68, 5CA977 and 5C8FA9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Puce (M&P) (#A95C68) are #5CA977 (Forest Green (Crayola)) and #5C8FA9 (Rackley). 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 (A95C68, 68A95C and 5C68A9)

Triadic Palette

Puce (M&P) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #68A95C (Bud Green) and #5C68A9 (Blue Yonder) along with #A95C68 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 (A95C68, 68A95C, 5CA99D and 9D5CA9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Puce (M&P) has four colors - #68A95C (Bud Green), #5CA99D (Polished Pine) and #9D5CA9 (Purpureus) in addition to the base color (#A95C68). 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 (A95C68, 8FA95C, 5CA99D and 775CA9)

Square Palette

Puce (M&P) square color palette has #8FA95C (Moss Green), #5CA99D (Polished Pine) and #775CA9 (Royal Purple). 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

Puce (M&P) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Puce (M&P) 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 Puce (M&P) Color


  • Transparent BA7D86BA7D86
  • Transparent C38D95C38D95
  • Transparent CB9DA4CB9DA4
  • Transparent D4AEB4D4AEB4
  • Transparent DDBEC3DDBEC3
  • Transparent E5CED2E5CED2
  • Transparent EEDEE1EEDEE1
  • Transparent F6EFF0F6EFF0


  • Transparent A1636DA1636D
  • Transparent 9D676F9D676F
  • Transparent 996A72996A72
  • Transparent 956E74956E74
  • Transparent 907276907276
  • Transparent 8C75798C7579
  • Transparent 88797B88797B
  • Transparent 847C7E847C7E


  • Transparent 874A53874A53
  • Transparent 764049764049
  • Transparent 65373E65373E
  • Transparent 552E34552E34
  • Transparent 44252A44252A
  • Transparent 331C1F331C1F
  • Transparent 221215221215
  • Transparent 11090A11090A

Puce (M&P) Color Patterns

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    Puce (M&P) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Puce (M&P) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Puce (M&P) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Puce (M&P) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Puce (M&P) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Puce (M&P) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Puce (M&P) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Puce (M&P) Plaid Pattern

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