Vintage Gold

HEX #A28B23 / RGB (162, 139, 35)

Vintage gold ornament

What is Vintage Gold Color?

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Vintage Gold has the hex code #A28B23. The equivalent RGB values are (162, 139, 35), which means it is composed of 48% red, 41% green and 10% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:14 Y:78 K:37. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vintage Gold has a hue of 49°, 78% 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.

Vintage Gold Color Codes

Hex Code#A28B23
RGB Values(162, 139, 35)
CMYK Values(0%, 14%, 78%, 37%)
HSV/HSB Values(49°, 78%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#999933
Inverse Color#5D74DC [Han Blue]
Closest Pantone®456 C
Closest RAL1027 [Curry]
Complementary Color#233AA2 [Blue (Pigment)]
Vintage Gold Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#868686
Weighted Average (Luma)#888888
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BBBBBB

Vintage Gold Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A28B23. Complementary color is 233AA2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vintage Gold is Blue (Pigment) with the hex code #233AA2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A28B23 color is offered by #233AA2. 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 (A28B23, 7AA223 and A24B23)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vintage Gold (#A28B23) are Olive Drab (#3) (#7AA223) and Metallic Brown (#A24B23). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vintage Gold 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 (A28B23, 237AA2 and 4B23A2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vintage Gold (#A28B23) are #237AA2 (Lapis Lazuli) and #4B23A2 (American Violet). 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 (A28B23, 23A28B and 8B23A2)

Triadic Palette

Vintage Gold triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #23A28B (Jungle Green) and #8B23A2 (Grape) along with #A28B23 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 (A28B23, 23A28B, 233AA2 and A2233A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vintage Gold has four colors - #23A28B (Jungle Green), #233AA2 (Blue (Pigment)) and #A2233A (Vivid Burgundy) in addition to the base color (#A28B23). 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 (A28B23, 23A24C, 233AA2 and A2237A)

Square Palette

Vintage Gold square color palette has #23A24C (Sea Green), #233AA2 (Blue (Pigment)) and #A2237A (Amaranth Deep 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

Vintage Gold Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vintage Gold 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 Vintage Gold Color


  • Transparent B5A24F#B5A24F
  • Transparent BEAE65#BEAE65
  • Transparent C7B97B#C7B97B
  • Transparent D1C591#D1C591
  • Transparent DAD1A7#DAD1A7
  • Transparent E3DCBD#E3DCBD
  • Transparent ECE8D3#ECE8D3
  • Transparent F6F3E9#F6F3E9


  • Transparent 9B8936#9B8936
  • Transparent 98883F#98883F
  • Transparent 948748#948748
  • Transparent 918652#918652
  • Transparent 8E845B#8E845B
  • Transparent 8A8364#8A8364
  • Transparent 87826D#87826D
  • Transparent 838177#838177


  • Transparent 826F1C#826F1C
  • Transparent 716119#716119
  • Transparent 615315#615315
  • Transparent 514612#514612
  • Transparent 41380E#41380E
  • Transparent 312A0B#312A0B
  • Transparent 201C07#201C07
  • Transparent 100E04#100E04

Vintage Gold Color Patterns

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    Vintage Gold Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Vintage Gold Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Gold Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Gold Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Gold Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Gold Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Gold Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vintage Gold Plaid Pattern

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