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Yellow Brown Color

HEX #BFA785 / RGB (191, 167, 133)

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What is Yellow Brown Color?

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Yellow Brown has the hex code #BFA785. The equivalent RGB values are (191, 167, 133), which means it is composed of 39% red, 34% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:13 Y:30 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, Yellow Brown has a hue of 35°, 30% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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.

Yellow Brown is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 080 70 20. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Yellow Brown color hex code is #BFA785 which can be used along with RGB (191, 167, 133) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Yellow Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#BFA785
RGB Values(191, 167, 133)
CMYK Values(0%, 13%, 30%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(35°, 30%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#40587A [Metallic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7521 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#859DBF [Pewter Blue]
Yellow Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Yellow Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BFA785. Complementary color is 859DBF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Yellow Brown is Pewter Blue with the hex code #859DBF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BFA785 color is offered by #859DBF. 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 (BFA785, BABF85 and BF8A85)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Yellow Brown (#BFA785) are Sage (#BABF85) and Old Rose (#BF8A85). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Yellow 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (BFA785, 85BABF and 8A85BF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Yellow Brown (#BFA785) are #85BABF (Pewter Blue) and #8A85BF (Ube). 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 (BFA785, 85BFA7 and A785BF)

Triadic Palette

Yellow Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #85BFA7 (Eton Blue) and #A785BF (African Violet) along with #BFA785 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 (BFA785, 85BFA7, 859DBF and BF859D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Yellow Brown has four colors - #85BFA7 (Eton Blue), #859DBF (Pewter Blue) and #BF859D (Opera Mauve) in addition to the base color (#BFA785). 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 (BFA785, 85BF8A, 859DBF and BF85BA)

Square Palette

Yellow Brown square color palette has #85BF8A (Dark Sea Green), #859DBF (Pewter Blue) and #BF85BA (African 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.

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Yellow Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Yellow 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Yellow Brown Color


  • Transparent CCB99DCCB99D
  • Transparent D2C1AAD2C1AA
  • Transparent D9CAB6D9CAB6
  • Transparent DFD3C2DFD3C2
  • Transparent E5DCCEE5DCCE
  • Transparent ECE5DAECE5DA
  • Transparent F2EDE7F2EDE7
  • Transparent F9F6F3F9F6F3


  • Transparent B29F84B29F84
  • Transparent AC9B84AC9B84
  • Transparent A69783A69783
  • Transparent A09483A09483
  • Transparent 999082999082
  • Transparent 938C82938C82
  • Transparent 8D88818D8881
  • Transparent 868481868481


  • Transparent 99866A99866A
  • Transparent 86755D86755D
  • Transparent 736450736450
  • Transparent 605443605443
  • Transparent 4C43354C4335
  • Transparent 393228393228
  • Transparent 26211B26211B
  • Transparent 13110D13110D

Yellow Brown Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Yellow Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Brown Plaid Pattern

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