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Maroon

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#800000
RGB:
128, 0, 0
CMYK:
0, 100, 100, 50
HSL:
0°, 100%, 25.1%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Dark red
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 7624
in RAL Classic:
RAL 3032
in RAL Design:
RAL 030 30 45
in RAL Effect:
RAL 460-6
What color is Maroon? What are the examples of Maroon color in life? What looks best in Maroon? What strange or uncommon things can be of the Maroon color?
2023-05-17 Snargl 5 minutes 10 seconds
# General # Fashion # Design

What color is Maroon?

Woman with long hair wearing a gold necklace and earrings with a red hair and a red dress with a gold chain around her neck
Man in a red suit with a light behind him
Close up of a oven with a light on it's side
Close up of a large metal object on a table with lights in the background
Painting of a dragon with yellow eyes and a red body with yellow spikes on it's head
Giant red ball floating over a river next to a forest filled with trees and rocks on a cloudy day
Woman in a red and white suit posing for a picture with a red
Woman with a hood on  and a necklace on her chest
Red dragon is standing in the clouds with its head turned to the side and eyes closed
City with tall buildings and a body of water in front of it at sunset or sunset time with a red light on the building
Bowl of fruit on a table next to a bowl of fruit on a plate on a table
Two red winged women standing next to each other on a field of grass and trees in the background are tall buildings
Woman with red hair and blue eyes is looking at the camera with a serious look on her face
Painting of a city street with a bridge and a clock tower in the distance at night time with a bright light

Maroon is a dark reddish-brown color that takes its name from the French word marron, meaning chestnut.

It is a mix of red and brown, and sometimes has a slight purple hue.

Maroon is often associated with elegance, sophistication, richness, and power.

It can be created by adding black to pure red, or by mixing red and brown together.

In the RGB color model, maroon has the hex code #800000, which means it has 50.2% red, 0% green, and 0% blue.

In the CMYK color model, maroon has 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow, and 50% black.

Maroon is used in various contexts, such as religion, national symbols, politics, and military.

For example, maroon is the color of the robes worn by Vajrayana Buddhist monks, such as the Dalai Lama.

Maroon is also the color of the flag of Qatar, and the official color of the state of Queensland, Australia.

It is the color of the Dutch far-right political party Forum for Democracy, and the color of the beret worn by many airborne forces around the world.

Maroon is a versatile color that can be paired with different colors to create various effects.

This color has a rich history and a wide range of meanings and uses.

Example of the palette with the Maroon color

Picture with primary colors of Maroon, Ubuntu orange, Smoky black, Cafe noir and Auburn
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3032
RAL 2004
RAL 9005
RAL 8016
RAL 3002
RAL Design
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 050 50 78
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 050 20 16
RAL 040 40 60
RAL Effect
RAL 460-6
RAL 390-5
RAL 790-5
RAL 330-6
RAL 440-4
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What are the examples of Maroon color in life?

Woman with red hair and a red wig wearing a red leather outfit with black accents
Robot in a futuristic suit standing in a hallway with red lights on the walls and a door in the background
Woman with red hair and tattoos on a floor with a knife in her hand
Cake with a slice missing from it on a plate with berries and blueberries on the side of it
Cake with blueberries and berries on a plate with a glass of wine in the background
Fruit with a leaf on top of it on a table with a light shining on it and a shadow
Woman with headphones on her ears and a hood on her head is looking at the camera and is wearing a red outfit
Red and gold clock with a red center surrounded by gold and red accents and a red circle
Painting of a man with a headdress and a clock tower in the background with clouds in the sky
Close up of a very cute looking animal with a weird hat on it's head and eyes
Painting of a fox with a red and black face and blue eyes and a bell hanging from its mouth
Painting of a demon in the middle of a storm with a demon on his back
Maroon is a dark reddish-brown color that can be found in various aspects of life.

Here are some examples:
  • Maroon is the color of some types of wine, such as merlot or burgundy.

  • Some fruits, such as cherries, plums or cranberries are maroon in color.

  • The maroon color of flower variety, such as roses, dahlias or orchids.

  • The coloring of some animals, such as foxes, horses or birds has a maroon hue

  • Maroon is the color of some fabrics, such as velvet, silk or wool.

  • The color of some metals, such as copper, bronze or iron.

  • Some gemstones, such as garnet, ruby or amethyst are maroon in color.

  • The color of some flags, such as Qatar, Nepal or Latvia.

Example of the palette with the Maroon color

Picture with primary colors of Cafe noir, Maroon, Smoky black, Cafe au lait and Deep carrot orange
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 8016
RAL 3032
RAL 9005
RAL 1011
RAL 2010
RAL Design
RAL 050 20 16
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 040 50 30
RAL 050 60 70
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What looks best in Maroon?

Woman in a white and black outfit holding a sword and a demon like creature in a landscape with mountains. Color CMYK 0,100,100,50.
Living room with a couch, chair. Color RGB 128,0,0.
Group of red towers on top of a hillside next to a green hillside with a mountain in the background. Color #800000.
Maroon color example: Woman with a red scarf around her neck and a tree in the background
Red sports car parked in a parking garage with a rainbow painted wall behind it. Example of Maroon color.

Example of the palette with the Maroon color

Picture with primary colors of Silver, Maroon, Slate gray, Ghost white and Earth yellow
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 2005-R40B
NCS S 3560-Y80R
NCS S 4010-R90B
NCS S 0505-R80B
NCS S 2030-Y30R
RAL Classic
RAL 7044
RAL 3032
RAL 5014
RAL 9016
RAL 1034
RAL Design
RAL 000 75 00
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 270 50 10
RAL 360 92 05
RAL 060 70 50
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What strange or uncommon things can be of the Maroon color?

Red machine is on a table in a room with a yellow box. Color #800000.
Maroon color. Red case with a cross on the side of it
Maroon color example: Red dragon statue on top of a rock wall with its mouth open
Robot with a glowing orb in his hand in a futuristic setting with a castle in the background. Example of CMYK 0,100,100,50 color.
Red dragon with large teeth and sharp teeth is in front of a red background. Example of CMYK 0,100,100,50 color.

Example of the palette with the Maroon color

Picture with primary colors of Maroon, Platinum, Smoky black, Persian red and Mauvelous
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3032
RAL 9001
RAL 9005
RAL 2002
RAL 3015
RAL Design
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 110 90 05
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 030 40 60
RAL 010 70 35
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