Color Old Prune blue-purple (#8272a4):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Old Prune blue-purple (#8272a4):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Old Prune is a color with a HTML hex code of #8272a4.

Hue Family:

blue-purples Family:

moderately saturated

colorful tone




low chroma

Color Information about Old Prune / #8272a4

The HTML HEX code is #8272a4. The corresponding color name is "Old Prune". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 130%, Green (G): 114%, Blue (B): 164%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 21%, Magenta (M): 30%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 36%. In the HSL color space, #8272a4 has a hue of 259°, saturation of 22%, and lightness of 55%. The HSV representation is 259° for hue, 30% for saturation, and 64% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 51, a* (green to red) = 17, and b* (blue to yellow) = -25. The XYZ representation is X: 22, Y: 19, Z: 38. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.4882, U (chrominance) = 0.0763, and V (chrominance) = 0.0190.

The decimal value of the color is 8549028. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #996699. Variations of the colour are #BAB1CD for a 20% lighter version and #52466D for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #8272a4, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 15004 Kelvin (15004K).

The approximate wavelength of #8272a4 is around 457.33nm.

HEX Code8272a4#8272a4
RGB Decimal Code130, 114, 164rgb(130, 114, 164)
CMYK21, 30, 0, 36/
HSL259°, 22%, 55%hsl(259°, 22%, 55%)
HSV259°, 30%, 64%/
CIE-LAB51, 17, -25/
XYZ 22, 19, 38/
YUV0.4882, 0.0763, 0.0190/
Decimal value8549028/
Web-Safe HEX996699#996699
Color Temperature (CT)15004 Kelvin (15004K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 457.33nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Old Prune (Hex: #8272a4): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

Old Prune is a rich, deep shade of purple that resembles the velvety petals of a blooming amethyst orchid. This color exudes a sense of luxury and elegance, much like a regal velvet sofa in a Victorian parlor. It also bears a striking similarity to the skin of a ripe, juicy eggplant, making it a visually appealing choice for food blogs or restaurants. Old Prune evokes a sense of mystery, akin to the midnight sky dotted with twinkling stars, making it a captivating choice for celestial-themed designs.

Download Stunning Old Prune Wallpapers and Backgrounds

Enhance your devices with our minimalistic yet captivating Old Prune Wallpapers, perfectly designed for 4K, 5K, iPhone, and Android screens. Experience a unique aesthetic that brings elegance to your digital life.

Experience Elegance with Old Prune 4K Wallpaper

Immerse yourself in the beauty of our Old Prune 4K Wallpaper, offering a resolution of 3840px by 2160px. Perfect for high-resolution displays, this wallpaper brings a touch of sophistication to your desktop.

Download Old Prune 4K Wallpaper

Tints and Shades of #8272a4 HEX color (Old Prune)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #8272a4, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #E0DCE8
  • #C1B9D2
  • #A195BB
  • #8272a4
  • #62567B
  • #413952
  • #211D29
  • #000000

Tones of Old Prune (#8272a4 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #8272a4, #817896 is the less saturated color, while #8272a4 is the most saturated one.

  • #817896
  • #817699
  • #82759d
  • #8273a0
  • #8272a4
  • #48454e
  • #3e3b46
  • #35313e
  • #2b2735

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #8272a4;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

W3C HTML / CSS Color Name doesn't exist for #8272a4.

CSS color code example

p { color: #8272a4; }

Text with hexadecimal color #8272a4

This is a sample text with color #8272a4.

Background Color with #8272a4

This is a example with background color #8272a4.

Border Color with #8272a4

This is a example of a border with #8272a4.

#8272a4 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

This is a example of text with color #8272a4 on white background.

#8272a4 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

This is a example of text with color #8272a4 on black background.

CSS codes examples

.text {color:#8272a4;}
.background {background-color:#8272a4;}
.border {border:1px solid #8272a4;}

Complementary Color


Analogous Colors


Split Complementary Colors


Triadic Colors


Tetradic Colors