Turkey Red

HEX #A91101 / RGB (169, 17, 1)

Turkish crescent and star

What is Turkey Red Color?

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Turkey Red has the hex code #A91101. The equivalent RGB values are (169, 17, 1), which means it is composed of 90% red, 9% green and 1% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:90 Y:99 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Turkey Red has a hue of 6°, 99% 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.

Turkey Red is the name given to the red color derived from the root of the Rubia (madder) plant. It was produced in India or Turkey and the process by which fabric was dyed of this color was long and laborious.
For HTML, CSS and web applications, use the hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK values.

Turkey Red Color Codes

Hex Code#A91101
RGB Values(169, 17, 1)
CMYK Values(0%, 90%, 99%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(6°, 99%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#990000
Inverse Color#56EEFE [Electric Blue]
Closest Pantone®2350 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#0199A9 [Blue (Munsell)]
Turkey Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3D3D3D
Weighted Average (Luma)#303030
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#747474

Turkey Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A91101. Complementary color is 0199A9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Turkey Red is Blue (Munsell) with the hex code #0199A9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A91101 color is offered by #0199A9. 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 (A91101, A96501 and A90145)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Turkey Red (#A91101) are Gamboge Orange (Brown) (#A96501) and Rose Garnet (#A90145). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Turkey Red 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 (A91101, 01A965 and 0145A9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Turkey Red (#A91101) are #01A965 (GO Green) and #0145A9 (Cobalt 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 (A91101, 01A911 and 1101A9)

Triadic Palette

Turkey Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #01A911 (Islamic Green) and #1101A9 (Neon Blue) along with #A91101 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 (A91101, 01A911, 0199A9 and A90199)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Turkey Red has four colors - #01A911 (Islamic Green), #0199A9 (Blue (Munsell)) and #A90199 (Dark Magenta) in addition to the base color (#A91101). 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 (A91101, 45A901, 0199A9 and 6501A9)

Square Palette

Turkey Red square color palette has #45A901 (Kelly Green), #0199A9 (Blue (Munsell)) and #6501A9 (Chinese 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.

Rainbow color

Turkey Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Turkey Red 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 Turkey Red Color


  • Transparent BA4134#BA4134
  • Transparent C3584D#C3584D
  • Transparent CB7067#CB7067
  • Transparent D48880#D48880
  • Transparent DDA099#DDA099
  • Transparent E5B8B3#E5B8B3
  • Transparent EECFCC#EECFCC
  • Transparent F6E7E6#F6E7E6


  • Transparent A1271A#A1271A
  • Transparent 9D3227#9D3227
  • Transparent 993D34#993D34
  • Transparent 954941#954941
  • Transparent 90544D#90544D
  • Transparent 8C5F5A#8C5F5A
  • Transparent 886A67#886A67
  • Transparent 847573#847573


  • Transparent 870E01#870E01
  • Transparent 760C01#760C01
  • Transparent 650A01#650A01
  • Transparent 550901#550901
  • Transparent 440700#440700
  • Transparent 330500#330500
  • Transparent 220300#220300
  • Transparent 110200#110200

Turkey Red Color Patterns

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    Turkey Red Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Turkey Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkey Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkey Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkey Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkey Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkey Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Turkey Red Plaid Pattern

Turkey Red Color Interior Ideas

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