Antique Leather Color


Antique Leather is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #617181
Complementary Color #7e8e9e
Color Shade: warm red (30° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 55.69% (better contrasting with white)
Antique Leather Color Sample
Antique Leather Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9e8e7e

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Antique Leather Color. The Sandy Hair color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Clayton (#83756c) for more calm effect. Try Outdoor Cafe as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#7e8e9e is the best complementary color to Antique Leather. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #9e8e7e complementary color is Regent Gray, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Pale Oyster are #9e7e7e and #9e9e7e. Thus found on the left and right of #9e8e7e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bazaar and Gurkha colors as they work well with Antique Leather.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Antique Leather palette consists of #7e7e9e and #7e9e9e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7e8e9e). Try Waterloo and Granny Smith colors in combination with #9e8e7e, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #9e8e7e offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Antique Leather. Thus Mamba and Oxley giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Antique Leather contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Regent Gray, Amulet, and Mountbatten Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #9e8e7e square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool magenta shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Antique Leather tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#7e8e9e) and two others. The Oxley is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Mountbatten Pink – 120° from the complementary Regent Gray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #7e9e8e and #9e7e8e.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9e8e7e is made of 37% red, 33% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Antique Leather has a hue angle of 30°, a saturation of 14.16% and a lightness of 55.69%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9e8e7e is made of 0% cyan, 6.27% magenta, 12.55% yellow and 38.04% black ink.

HEX #9e8e7e
RGB Decimal rgb(158,142,126)
RGB Percentage 37%, 33%, 30%
CMYK 0, 6.27, 12.55, 38.04
HSL hsl(30,14.16%,55.69%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(30,20.25%,61.96%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.9983,3.2795,10.6984)
XYZ xyz(27.5394,28.1215,23.7152)