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Purplish Pink Color

HEX #A38BA4 / RGB (163, 139, 164)

What is Purplish Pink Color?

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Purplish Pink has the hex code #A38BA4. The equivalent RGB values are (163, 139, 164), which means it is composed of 35% red, 30% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:15 Y:0 K:36. In the HSV/HSB scale, Purplish Pink has a hue of 298°, 15% saturation and a brightness value of 64%.
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.

Purplish Pink color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Purplish Pink 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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Purplish Pink Color Codes

Hex Code#A38BA4
RGB Values(163, 139, 164)
CMYK Values(1%, 15%, 0%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(298°, 15%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#5C745B [Axolotl]
Closest Pantone®7660 C
Closest RAL4009 [Pastel violet]
Complementary Color#8CA48B [Morning Blue]
Purplish Pink Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#959595
Weighted Average (Luma)#929292
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C1C1C1

Purplish Pink Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A38BA4. Complementary color is 8CA48B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Purplish Pink is Morning Blue with the hex code #8CA48B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A38BA4 color is offered by #8CA48B. 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 (A38BA4, A48B99 and 978BA4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Purplish Pink (#A38BA4) are Deep Amethyst (#A48B99) and Deep Amethyst (#978BA4). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Purplish Pink 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 (A38BA4, 99A48B and 8BA497)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Purplish Pink (#A38BA4) are #99A48B (Spanish Gray) and #8BA497 (Morning Blue). 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 (A38BA4, A4A38B and 8BA4A3)

Triadic Palette

Purplish Pink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A4A38B (Grullo) and #8BA4A3 (Morning Blue) along with #A38BA4 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 (A38BA4, A4A38B, 8CA48B and 8B8CA4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Purplish Pink has four colors - #A4A38B (Grullo), #8CA48B (Morning Blue) and #8B8CA4 (Cool Grey) in addition to the base color (#A38BA4). 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 (A38BA4, A4978B, 8CA48B and 8B99A4)

Square Palette

Purplish Pink square color palette has #A4978B (Grullo), #8CA48B (Morning Blue) and #8B99A4 (Cool Grey). 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

Purplish Pink Color Rainbow Palette

Our Purplish Pink 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 Purplish Pink Color


  • Transparent B5A2B6B5A2B6
  • Transparent BFAEBFBFAEBF
  • Transparent C8B9C8C8B9C8
  • Transparent D1C5D2D1C5D2
  • Transparent DAD1DBDAD1DB
  • Transparent E3DCE4E3DCE4
  • Transparent EDE8EDEDE8ED
  • Transparent F6F3F6F6F3F6


  • Transparent 9C899D9C899D
  • Transparent 998899998899
  • Transparent 958796958796
  • Transparent 928692928692
  • Transparent 8E848E8E848E
  • Transparent 8B838B8B838B
  • Transparent 878287878287
  • Transparent 848184848184


  • Transparent 826F83826F83
  • Transparent 726173726173
  • Transparent 625362625362
  • Transparent 524652524652
  • Transparent 413842413842
  • Transparent 312A31312A31
  • Transparent 211C21211C21
  • Transparent 100E10100E10

Purplish Pink Color Patterns

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    Purplish Pink Gingham Checks

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    Purplish Pink Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purplish Pink Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purplish Pink Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purplish Pink Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purplish Pink Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purplish Pink Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Purplish Pink Plaid Pattern

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