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Wistful Mauve Color

HEX #946C74 / RGB (148, 108, 116)

What is Wistful Mauve Color?

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Wistful Mauve is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 17-1511 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Wistful Mauve color hex code is #946C74 and the RGB equivalent is (148, 108, 116). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

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Wistful Mauve Color Codes

Hex Code#946C74
RGB Values(148, 108, 116)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 22%, 42%)
HSV/HSB Values(348°, 27%, 58%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#6B938B [Steel Teal]
Pantone®17-1511 TCX
Closest RAL1035 [Pearl beige]
Complementary Color#6C948C [Desaturated Cyan]
Wistful Mauve Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#797979
Weighted Average (Luma)#757575
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AFAFAF

Wistful Mauve Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 946C74. Complementary color is 6C948C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Wistful Mauve is Desaturated Cyan with the hex code #6C948C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #946C74 color is offered by #6C948C. 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 (946C74, 94786C and 946C88)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Wistful Mauve (#946C74) are Beaver (#94786C) and Mountbatten Pink (#946C88). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Wistful Mauve 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 (946C74, 6C9478 and 6C8894)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Wistful Mauve (#946C74) are #6C9478 (Oxley) and #6C8894 (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 (946C74, 74946C and 6C7494)

Triadic Palette

Wistful Mauve triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #74946C (Russian Green) and #6C7494 (Rhythm) along with #946C74 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 (946C74, 74946C, 6C948C and 8C6C94)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Wistful Mauve has four colors - #74946C (Russian Green), #6C948C (Desaturated Cyan) and #8C6C94 (French Lilac) in addition to the base color (#946C74). 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 (946C74, 88946C, 6C948C and 786C94)

Square Palette

Wistful Mauve square color palette has #88946C (Artichoke), #6C948C (Desaturated Cyan) and #786C94 (Rhythm). 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

Wistful Mauve Color Rainbow Palette

Our Wistful Mauve 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 Wistful Mauve Color


  • Transparent A98990A98990
  • Transparent B4989EB4989E
  • Transparent BFA7ACBFA7AC
  • Transparent CAB6BACAB6BA
  • Transparent D4C4C7D4C4C7
  • Transparent DFD3D5DFD3D5
  • Transparent EAE2E3EAE2E3
  • Transparent F4F0F1F4F0F1


  • Transparent 907076907076
  • Transparent 8E72788E7278
  • Transparent 8C74798C7479
  • Transparent 8A767A8A767A
  • Transparent 88787B88787B
  • Transparent 867A7C867A7C
  • Transparent 847C7E847C7E
  • Transparent 827E7F827E7F


  • Transparent 76565D76565D
  • Transparent 684C51684C51
  • Transparent 594146594146
  • Transparent 4A363A4A363A
  • Transparent 3B2B2E3B2B2E
  • Transparent 2C20232C2023
  • Transparent 1E16171E1617
  • Transparent 0F0B0C0F0B0C

Wistful Mauve Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wistful Mauve Plaid Pattern

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