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Putty Yellow Color

HEX #9D8E7F / RGB (157, 142, 127)

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What is Putty Yellow Color?

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Putty Yellow has the hex code #9D8E7F. The equivalent RGB values are (157, 142, 127), which means it is composed of 37% red, 33% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:10 Y:19 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, Putty Yellow has a hue of 30°, 19% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 075 60 10, Putty Yellow hex code is #9D8E7F with equivalent RGB (157, 142, 127). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Putty Yellow's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Putty Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#9D8E7F
RGB Values(157, 142, 127)
CMYK Values(0%, 10%, 19%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 19%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#627180 [AuroMetalSaurus]
Closest Pantone®Warm Gray 7 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#7F8E9D [Roman Silver]
Putty Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#919191
Weighted Average (Luma)#909090
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C0C0C0

Putty Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9D8E7F. Complementary color is 7F8E9D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Putty Yellow is Roman Silver with the hex code #7F8E9D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9D8E7F color is offered by #7F8E9D. 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 (9D8E7F, 9D9D7F and 9D7F7F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Putty Yellow (#9D8E7F) are Grullo (#9D9D7F) and Cinereous (#9D7F7F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Putty Yellow 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 (9D8E7F, 7F9D9D and 7F7F9D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Putty Yellow (#9D8E7F) are #7F9D9D (Weldon Blue) and #7F7F9D (Light Slate Gray). 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 (9D8E7F, 7F9D8E and 8E7F9D)

Triadic Palette

Putty Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7F9D8E (Dolphin Gray) and #8E7F9D (Roman Silver) along with #9D8E7F 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 (9D8E7F, 7F9D8E, 7F8E9D and 9D7F8E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Putty Yellow has four colors - #7F9D8E (Dolphin Gray), #7F8E9D (Roman Silver) and #9D7F8E (Mountbatten Pink) in addition to the base color (#9D8E7F). 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 (9D8E7F, 7F9D7F, 7F8E9D and 9D7F9D)

Square Palette

Putty Yellow square color palette has #7F9D7F (Dolphin Gray), #7F8E9D (Roman Silver) and #9D7F9D (Deep Amethyst). 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

Putty Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Putty Yellow 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 Putty Yellow Color


  • Transparent B1A599B1A599
  • Transparent BAB0A5BAB0A5
  • Transparent C4BBB2C4BBB2
  • Transparent CEC7BFCEC7BF
  • Transparent D8D2CCD8D2CC
  • Transparent E2DDD9E2DDD9
  • Transparent EBE8E5EBE8E5
  • Transparent F5F4F2F5F4F2


  • Transparent 978B7F978B7F
  • Transparent 948A7F948A7F
  • Transparent 91887F91887F
  • Transparent 8F87808F8780
  • Transparent 8C86808C8680
  • Transparent 898480898480
  • Transparent 868380868380
  • Transparent 838180838180


  • Transparent 7E72667E7266
  • Transparent 6E63596E6359
  • Transparent 5E554C5E554C
  • Transparent 4F47404F4740
  • Transparent 3F39333F3933
  • Transparent 2F2B262F2B26
  • Transparent 1F1C191F1C19
  • Transparent 100E0D100E0D

Putty Yellow Color Patterns

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    Putty Yellow Trellis Pattern

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    Putty Yellow Plaid Pattern

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