Sienna (Traditional)

HEX #882D17 / RGB (136, 45, 23)

Brown Pigment Dye

What is Sienna (Traditional) Color?

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Sienna (Traditional) has the hex code #882D17. The equivalent RGB values are (136, 45, 23), which means it is composed of 67% red, 22% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:67 Y:83 K:47. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sienna (Traditional) has a hue of 12°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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.

The name comes from the city of Siena in Tuscany, Italy. Terra di Siena, or earth of Siena, when raw is yellowish brown in color. This color is known as Raw Sienna. However, when heated, earth becomes reddish brown in color because of high occurrence of iron and manganese oxides.

Sienna, along with ochre and umber, is one of the oldest colors used by humans and has been found in cave paintings. The color displayed on this page has a strong reddish brown hue.

For web pages, use the RGB, hex, CMYK and/or HSB codes in HTMl and/or CSS.

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Sienna (Traditional) Color Codes

Hex Code#882D17
RGB Values(136, 45, 23)
CMYK Values(0%, 67%, 83%, 47%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 83%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#993300
Inverse Color#77D2E8 [Sky Blue (Crayola)]
Closest Pantone®7526 C
Closest RAL3013 [Tomato red]
Complementary Color#177288 [Metallic Seaweed]
Sienna (Traditional) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#444444
Weighted Average (Most Common)#464646
Weighted Average (Luma)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Sienna (Traditional) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 882D17. Complementary color is 177288

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sienna (Traditional) is Metallic Seaweed with the hex code #177288. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #882D17 color is offered by #177288. 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.

Analogous color palette with (882D17, 886617 and 88173A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sienna (Traditional) (#882D17) are Golden Brown (#886617) and Claret (#88173A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sienna (Traditional) 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (882D17, 178866 and 173A88)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sienna (Traditional) (#882D17) are #178866 (Deep Green-Cyan Turquoise) and #173A88 (Dark Cornflower 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.

Triadic color palette with (882D17, 17882D and 2D1788)

Triadic Palette

Sienna (Traditional) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #17882D (Forest Green (Web)) and #2D1788 (Pixie Powder) along with #882D17 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (882D17, 17882D, 177288 and 881772)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sienna (Traditional) has four colors - #17882D (Forest Green (Web)), #177288 (Metallic Seaweed) and #881772 (Philippine Violet) in addition to the base color (#882D17). 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.

Square color palette with (882D17, 3A8817, 177288 and 661788)

Square Palette

Sienna (Traditional) square color palette has #3A8817 (Slimy Green), #177288 (Metallic Seaweed) and #661788 (American Violet). 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.

Rainbow color

Sienna (Traditional) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sienna (Traditional) 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Sienna (Traditional) Color


  • Transparent A05745#A05745
  • Transparent AC6C5D#AC6C5D
  • Transparent B88174#B88174
  • Transparent C4968B#C4968B
  • Transparent CFABA2#CFABA2
  • Transparent DBC0B9#DBC0B9
  • Transparent E7D5D1#E7D5D1
  • Transparent F3EAE8#F3EAE8


  • Transparent 863E2C#863E2C
  • Transparent 864637#864637
  • Transparent 854E41#854E41
  • Transparent 84574C#84574C
  • Transparent 835F56#835F56
  • Transparent 826761#826761
  • Transparent 826F6B#826F6B
  • Transparent 817876#817876


  • Transparent 6D2412#6D2412
  • Transparent 5F2010#5F2010
  • Transparent 521B0E#521B0E
  • Transparent 44170C#44170C
  • Transparent 361209#361209
  • Transparent 290E07#290E07
  • Transparent 1B0905#1B0905
  • Transparent 0E0502#0E0502

Sienna (Traditional) Color Patterns

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    Sienna (Traditional) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Sienna (Traditional) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sienna (Traditional) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sienna (Traditional) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sienna (Traditional) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sienna (Traditional) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sienna (Traditional) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sienna (Traditional) Plaid Pattern

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