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PPG Paints Cabernet (PPG1049-6) Paint Color

Color Name: Cabernet (PPG1049-6)
Hex Color Code: #8E5B68
RGB Color Code: RGB(142, 91, 104)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 35.9%, 26.8%, 44.3%
Color Family (Hue): Purple

About Cabernet (PPG1049-6) color - its meaning and example

What color is Cabernet (PPG1049-6)?

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) color belongs to the Purple color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Cabernet (PPG1049-6) is #8E5B68, and the RGB color code is RGB(142, 91, 104).

In the RGB color model, Cabernet (PPG1049-6) has a red value of 142, a green value of 91, and a blue value of 104. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 35.9% magenta, 26.8% yellow, and 44.3% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 344.7° (degrees), 21.9 % saturation, and 45.7 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Cabernet (PPG1049-6) has a hue of 344.7° (degrees), 35.9 % saturation and 55.7 % brightness/value.

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) is cool or warm?

The color Cabernet (PPG1049-6) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Cabernet (PPG1049-6)?

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) has an LRV of nearly 14. By LRV value, it is a dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.

Dark Color

Cabernet (PPG1049-6)

Light Color

Compare LRV 14 of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) with dark and light Color

LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 14 puts PPG Paints Cabernet (PPG1049-6) paint color in the darker category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(142, 91, 104)
142 (55.7%)
91 (35.7%)
104 (40.8%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(344.71deg, 21.9 %, 45.7 %)

21.89 %.
45.69 %.


RYB(109, 98, 105)
109 (42.6%)
98 (38.4%)
105 (41.2%)


35.92 %.
Brightness / Value
55.69 %.


H: 344.71°

W: 35.69 %

B: 44.31 %


X : 17.4

Y : 14.23

Z : 14.93


Y1 : 14.23

X : 0.37

Y2 : 0.31


C : 44.31%

M : 64.31%

Y : 59.22%


~ 14.2 %

Munsell Color System

0.5R 4.3/4.3


L : 44.56

A : 22.83

B : 1.3


L : 44.56

C : 22.86

H : 3.25


L : 44.56

U : 31.62

V : -2.12


L : 37.73

A : 16.28

B : 2.95

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Cabernet (PPG1049-6) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the colors similar to Cabernet (PPG1049-6) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

Raspberry Glace
ΔE - 1.53 (98.5% similar)
Rose Dust
ΔE - 3.93 (96.1% similar)
Rose Taupe
ΔE - 5.28 (94.7% similar)
Copper rose
ΔE - 6.46 (93.5% similar)

Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system

Pantone PMS

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 1.56 (98.4% similar)
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)
ΔE - 5.19 (94.8% similar)
ΔE - 5.56 (94.4% similar)

Pantone TCX

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to Pantone TCX

British Standard 4800

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to British Standard 4800

RAL Design

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to RAL Design

Paint similar to Cabernet (PPG1049-6) (Paint - PPG Paints)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Cabernet (PPG1049-6) (Paint - PPG Paints). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.

PPG Paints

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to PPG Paints

Sherwin Williams

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to Sherwin Williams

Berry Bush (SW 6292)
ΔE - 1.62 (98.4% similar)
Aged Wine (SW 6299)
ΔE - 2.51 (97.5% similar)
Grandeur Plum (SW 6565)
ΔE - 3.72 (96.3% similar)
Rambling Rose (SW 6305)
ΔE - 4.51 (95.5% similar)


Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to Behr

Majestic Orchid (PPU1-17)
ΔE - 3.24 (96.8% similar)
Glitz And Glamour (MQ1-03)
ΔE - 3.26 (96.7% similar)
So Merlot (PPU1-15)
ΔE - 4.04 (96.0% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to Benjamin Moore

Love Affair (1266)
ΔE - 4.07 (95.9% similar)
Cherokee Brick (2082-30)
ΔE - 4.43 (95.6% similar)
Old Claret (2083-30)
ΔE - 5.57 (94.4% similar)
Vintage Claret (1364)
ΔE - 5.59 (94.4% similar)


Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to Valspar

High Country Rose (1007-5B)
ΔE - 4.17 (95.8% similar)
Vive l'amour (V041-5)
ΔE - 4.54 (95.5% similar)
Maroon Rover (V079-6)
ΔE - 5.48 (94.5% similar)
Fruitwood (1006-7B)
ΔE - 5.51 (94.5% similar)


Cabernet (PPG1049-6) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Cabernet (PPG1049-6) to Dunn-Edwards

Rosewine (DE 5019)
ΔE - 4.84 (95.2% similar)
Antique Garnet (DE 6027)
ΔE - 5.21 (94.8% similar)
Ripe Plum (DE 6020)
ΔE - 5.35 (94.7% similar)
Mauve-a-Lish (DET 402)
ΔE - 5.54 (94.5% similar)

Color Combinations

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Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

Example Color Images and Mockup

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