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Behr Mauvette (PPU17-10) Paint Color

Color Name: Mauvette (PPU17-10)
Hex Color Code: #C4B2A9
RGB Color Code: RGB(196, 178, 169)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 9.2%, 13.8%, 23.1%
Color Family (Hue): Neutral

About Mauvette (PPU17-10) color - its meaning and example

What color is Mauvette (PPU17-10)?

Mauvette (PPU17-10) color belongs to the Neutral color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Mauvette (PPU17-10) is #C4B2A9, and the RGB color code is RGB(196, 178, 169).

In the RGB color model, Mauvette (PPU17-10) has a red value of 196, a green value of 178, and a blue value of 169. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 9.2% magenta, 13.8% yellow, and 23.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 20° (degrees), 18.6 % saturation, and 71.6 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Mauvette (PPU17-10) has a hue of 20° (degrees), 13.8 % saturation and 76.9 % brightness/value.

Mauvette (PPU17-10) is cool or warm?

The color Mauvette (PPU17-10) is a warm color.

What is the LRV of Mauvette (PPU17-10)?

Mauvette (PPU17-10) has an LRV of nearly 46. By LRV value, it is a medium light 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

Mauvette (PPU17-10)

Light Color

Compare LRV 46 of Mauvette (PPU17-10) 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 46 puts Behr Mauvette (PPU17-10) paint color in the medium 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

Mauvette (PPU17-10) (Paint - Behr) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGB(196, 178, 169)
196 (76.9%)
178 (69.8%)
169 (66.3%)
1 (100.0%)




HSL(20deg, 18.6 %, 71.6 %)

18.62 %.
71.57 %.


RYB(38, 67, 49)
38 (14.9%)
67 (26.5%)
49 (19.1%)


13.78 %.
Brightness / Value
76.86 %.


H: 20°

W: 66.27 %

B: 23.14 %


X : 45.85

Y : 46.44

Z : 44.08


Y1 : 46.44

X : 0.34

Y2 : 0.34


C : 23.14%

M : 30.20%

Y : 33.73%


~ 46.4 %

Munsell Color System

9.5YR 7.2/1.5


L : 73.83

A : 4.93

B : 6.92


L : 73.83

C : 8.5

H : 54.57


L : 73.83

U : 11.34

V : 9.12


L : 68.15

A : 0.83

B : 9.35

Similar Colors and Paints

Named colors similar to Mauvette (PPU17-10) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the colors similar to Mauvette (PPU17-10) (Paint - Behr). 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.

Dark Nude
ΔE - 3.41 (96.6% similar)
Silver Pink
ΔE - 4.75 (95.2% similar)
Pale Silver
ΔE - 5.02 (95.0% similar)
Nude Pink
ΔE - 5.72 (94.3% similar)

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

Pantone PMS

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to Pantone PMS

ΔE - 2.15 (97.9% similar)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
ΔE - 3.44 (96.6% similar)
ΔE - 4.27 (95.7% similar)

RAL Design

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to RAL Design

Pantone TCX

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to Pantone TCX

RAL Classic

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to RAL Classic

RAL 7044 - Silk Gray
ΔE - 7.34 (92.7% similar)

British Standard 4800

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to British Standard 4800

BS 00-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 7.41 (92.6% similar)

Paint similar to Mauvette (PPU17-10) (Paint - Behr)

Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Mauvette (PPU17-10) (Paint - Behr). 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.


Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to Behr

Vintage Charm (N160-3)
ΔE - 2.05 (98.0% similar)
Gray Ashlar (N170-3)
ΔE - 2.21 (97.8% similar)
Moonlit Mauve (N130-3)
ΔE - 2.24 (97.8% similar)

Sherwin Williams

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to Sherwin Williams

Doeskin (SW 6044)
ΔE - 0.59 (99.4% similar)
Artistic Taupe (SW 6030)
ΔE - 2.04 (98.0% similar)
Sand Dune (SW 6086)
ΔE - 2.68 (97.3% similar)
Bona Fide Beige (SW 6065)
ΔE - 3.02 (97.0% similar)

Benjamin Moore

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to Benjamin Moore

Meadow Pink (1011)
ΔE - 2.31 (97.7% similar)
Cedar Ridge (1233)
ΔE - 2.48 (97.5% similar)
Batik (AF-610)
ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% similar)
Lost Locket (CSP-410)
ΔE - 3.45 (96.5% similar)


Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to Dunn-Edwards

Crushed Stone (DE 6067)
ΔE - 2.47 (97.5% similar)
Chocolate Milk (DE 6059)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
Coral Clay (DEC 719)
ΔE - 3.64 (96.4% similar)
Stanford Stone (DET 696)
ΔE - 3.80 (96.2% similar)

PPG Paints

Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to PPG Paints

Grey Mauve (PPG18-03)
ΔE - 2.49 (97.5% similar)
Pueblo (PPG1073-4)
ΔE - 2.79 (97.2% similar)
Subdued (PPG1015-4)
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)


Mauvette (PPU17-10) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Mauvette (PPU17-10) to Valspar

Dust Bunny (2005-10B)
ΔE - 2.59 (97.4% similar)
Clean Sweep (2007-10B)
ΔE - 3.14 (96.9% similar)
Berry Frost (1004-10A)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
Rosy Linen (V126-3)
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% 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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