Search Colors

Rosewood Brown Color

HEX #72371C / RGB (114, 55, 28)

Chessmen carved from redwood

What is Rosewood Brown Color?

Rosewood Brown (Hex code: 72371C) Thumbnail

Rosewood Brown has the hex code #72371C. The equivalent RGB values are (114, 55, 28), which means it is composed of 58% red, 28% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:52 Y:75 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, Rosewood Brown has a hue of 19°, 75% saturation and a brightness value of 45%.
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 050 30 36, Rosewood Brown hex code is #72371C with equivalent RGB (114, 55, 28). 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, Rosewood Brown'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.

Download Rosewood Brown Solid Color Background

Rosewood Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#72371C
RGB Values(114, 55, 28)
CMYK Values(0%, 52%, 75%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(19°, 75%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#8DC8E3 [Cornflower]
Closest Pantone®168 C
Closest RAL3009 [Oxide red]
Complementary Color#1C5772 [Blue Sapphire]
Rosewood Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#424242
Weighted Average (Most Common)#464646
Weighted Average (Luma)#424242
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#868686

Rosewood Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 72371C. Complementary color is 1C5772

Complementary Palette

The complement of Rosewood Brown is Blue Sapphire with the hex code #1C5772. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #72371C color is offered by #1C5772. 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.

72371C 1C5772
Analogous color palette with (72371C, 72621C and 721C2C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Rosewood Brown (#72371C) are Antique Bronze (#72621C) and Claret (#721C2C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Rosewood 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.

72371C 72621C 721C2C
Split Complementary color palette with (72371C, 1C7262 and 1C2C72)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Rosewood Brown (#72371C) are #1C7262 (Deep Green-Cyan Turquoise) and #1C2C72 (St. Patrick's 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.

72371C 1C7262 1C2C72
Triadic color palette with (72371C, 1C7237 and 371C72)

Triadic Palette

Rosewood Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1C7237 (Dark Spring Green) and #371C72 (Persian Indigo) along with #72371C create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

72371C 1C7237 371C72
Tetradic color palette with (72371C, 1C7237, 1C5772 and 721C57)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Rosewood Brown has four colors - #1C7237 (Dark Spring Green), #1C5772 (Blue Sapphire) and #721C57 (Pansy Purple) in addition to the base color (#72371C). 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.

72371C 1C7237 1C5772 721C57
Square color palette with (72371C, 2C721C, 1C5772 and 621C72)

Square Palette

Rosewood Brown square color palette has #2C721C (Japanese Laurel), #1C5772 (Blue Sapphire) and #621C72 (Midnight). 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.

72371C 2C721C 1C5772 621C72
Rainbow color

Rosewood Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Rosewood 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.

72371C 63721C 1C721F 1C7268 1C3272 501C72 721C4A

Tints, Tones & Shades of Rosewood Brown Color


  • Transparent 8E5F498E5F49
  • Transparent 9C73609C7360
  • Transparent AA8777AA8777
  • Transparent B99B8EB99B8E
  • Transparent C7AFA4C7AFA4
  • Transparent D5C3BBD5C3BB
  • Transparent E3D7D2E3D7D2
  • Transparent F1EBE8F1EBE8


  • Transparent 754630754630
  • Transparent 764D3A764D3A
  • Transparent 785444785444
  • Transparent 795C4E795C4E
  • Transparent 7A63587A6358
  • Transparent 7C6A627C6A62
  • Transparent 7D716C7D716C
  • Transparent 7F79767F7976


  • Transparent 5B2C165B2C16
  • Transparent 502714502714
  • Transparent 442111442111
  • Transparent 391C0E391C0E
  • Transparent 2E160B2E160B
  • Transparent 221108221108
  • Transparent 170B06170B06
  • Transparent 0B06030B0603

Rosewood Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rosewood Brown Plaid Pattern

Rosewood Brown Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Rosewood Brown color drawing room interior textured wall

Rosewood Brown Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Rosewood Brown color Living room wal color

Rosewood Brown Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Rosewood Brown color Bedroom interior wall color

Rosewood Brown Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Rosewood Brown color kitchen interior wall color

Rosewood Brown Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

Photo credits: