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PPG Paints Old Silk (PPG0993-6) Paint Color


Color Name: Old Silk (PPG0993-6)
Hex Color Code: #6D747A
RGB Color Code: RGB(109, 116, 122)
CMYK Values*: 10.7%, 4.9%, 0.0%, 52.2%
Color Family (Hue): Gray





About Old Silk (PPG0993-6) color - its meaning and example


What color is Old Silk (PPG0993-6)?

Old Silk (PPG0993-6) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Old Silk (PPG0993-6) is #6D747A, and the RGB color code is RGB(109, 116, 122).

In the RGB color model, Old Silk (PPG0993-6) has a red value of 109, a green value of 116, and a blue value of 122. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 10.7% cyan, 4.9% magenta, 0.0% yellow, and 52.2% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 207.7° (degrees), 5.6 % saturation, and 45.3 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Old Silk (PPG0993-6) has a hue of 207.7° (degrees), 10.7 % saturation and 47.8 % brightness/value.


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) is cool or warm?

The color Old Silk (PPG0993-6) is a cool color.


What is the LRV of Old Silk (PPG0993-6)?

Old Silk (PPG0993-6) has an LRV of nearly 17. By LRV value, it is a medium 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

Old Silk (PPG0993-6)

Light Color


Compare LRV 17 of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) 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 17 puts PPG Paints Old Silk (PPG0993-6) 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


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) (Paint - PPG Paints) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(109, 116, 122)
Red
109 (42.7%)
Green
116 (45.5%)
Blue
122 (47.8%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
10.66%
Magenta
4.92%
Yellow
0.00%
Key
52.16%

HSL

HSL(207.69deg, 5.6 %, 45.3 %)

Hue
207.69°
Saturation
5.63 %.
Lightness
45.29 %.

RYB

RYB(81, 104, 116)
Red
81 (31.9%)
Yellow
104 (40.7%)
Blue
116 (45.6%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
207.69°
Saturation
10.66 %.
Brightness / Value
47.84 %.

HWB

H: 207.69°

W: 42.75 %

B: 52.16 %

XYZ

X : 16.06

Y : 17.15

Z : 20.88

YXY

Y1 : 17.15

X : 0.3

Y2 : 0.32

CMY

C : 57.25%

M : 54.51%

Y : 52.16%


LRV

~ 17.1 %

Munsell Color System

5B 4.7/0.9

CIE-Lab

L : 48.44

A : -1.33

B : -4.21

CIE-Lch

L : 48.44

C : 4.42

H : 252.48

CIE-Luv

L : 48.44

U : -4.11

V : -5.6

Hunter-Lab

L : 41.41

A : -3.22

B : -0.9






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Old Silk (PPG0993-6) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the colors similar to Old Silk (PPG0993-6) (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.



#727472
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ΔE - 4.69 (95.3% similar)
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ΔE - 6.34 (93.7% similar)





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


RAL Design


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to RAL Design




Pantone PMS


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to Pantone PMS


#6B7175
PANTONE 10390 C
ΔE - 1.57 (98.4% similar)
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PANTONE Cool Gray 9 C
ΔE - 2.83 (97.2% similar)
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PANTONE 424 C
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)
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PANTONE 10389 C
ΔE - 4.96 (95.0% similar)


Pantone TCX


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British Standard 4800


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to British Standard 4800


#7C7E81
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ΔE - 4.99 (95.0% similar)
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BS 22-B-25 - Nightshade
ΔE - 5.59 (94.4% similar)
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BS 20-D-44 - Blue
ΔE - 6.14 (93.9% similar)
#54697B
BS 20-C-39 - Blue
ΔE - 7.92 (92.1% similar)


RAL Classic


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to RAL Classic


#797B7A
RAL 9023 - Pearl Dark Gray
ΔE - 5.10 (94.9% similar)
#7A7B7A
RAL 7037 - Dusty Gray
ΔE - 5.33 (94.7% similar)
#6C6E6B
RAL 7005 - Mouse Gray
ΔE - 5.71 (94.3% similar)
#5B686D
RAL 7031 - Blue Gray
ΔE - 5.96 (94.0% similar)


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Paint similar to Old Silk (PPG0993-6) (Paint - PPG Paints)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Old Silk (PPG0993-6) (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.


Benjamin Moore


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to Benjamin Moore


#6D7378
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ΔE - 0.68 (99.3% similar)
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ΔE - 3.17 (96.8% similar)
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ΔE - 3.36 (96.6% similar)
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Rocky Coast (1595)
ΔE - 3.53 (96.5% similar)


PPG Paints


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to PPG Paints


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ΔE - 1.68 (98.3% similar)
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Volcanic Ash (PPG1012-6)
ΔE - 2.41 (97.6% similar)
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Slate Mine (PPG0996-6)
ΔE - 4.92 (95.1% similar)
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ΔE - 5.12 (94.9% similar)


Valspar


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to Valspar


#70777A
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ΔE - 2.05 (98.0% similar)
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ΔE - 3.08 (96.9% similar)
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ΔE - 3.15 (96.9% similar)
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Bottlenose Dolphin (V112-3)
ΔE - 3.65 (96.4% similar)





Dunn-Edwards


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to Dunn-Edwards


#6F7476
Battleship Gray (DEC 797)
ΔE - 2.17 (97.8% similar)
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Rhinoceros (DE 6327)
ΔE - 3.33 (96.7% similar)
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Tarnished Silver (DE 6355)
ΔE - 4.01 (96.0% similar)
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Bank Vault (DE 6383)
ΔE - 4.94 (95.1% similar)


Behr


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to Behr


#6E7173
Antique Tin (PPU18-03)
ΔE - 2.68 (97.3% similar)
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Dawn Gray (MQ5-28)
ΔE - 2.84 (97.2% similar)
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Dark Ash (770F-5)
ΔE - 4.31 (95.7% similar)
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Iron Mountain (N520-5)
ΔE - 4.71 (95.3% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Old Silk (PPG0993-6) to Sherwin Williams


#656D73
Wall Street (SW 7665)
ΔE - 2.86 (97.1% similar)
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Foggy Day (SW 6235)
ΔE - 3.84 (96.2% similar)
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Gibraltar (SW 6257)
ΔE - 4.29 (95.7% similar)
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Westchester Gray (SW 2849)
ΔE - 5.20 (94.8% 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


Old Silk (PPG0993-6) - #6D747A Color Images and Patterns


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