Puce

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Closest colors:
in RGB:
Ruddy pink
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 694
in RAL Classic:
RAL 3012
in RAL Design:
RAL 350 60 25
in RAL Effect:
RAL 490-5
What color is Puce? What are the examples of Puce color in life?
2023-05-17 Snargl 4 minutes 6 seconds
# General # Fashion # Imagination # Design

What color is Puce?

Woman in a bra with a gold chain around her neck and a necklace around her neck
Castle with a lot of towers and towers on top of it in the sky with clouds above it
Man in a space suit with a helmet on and a space background with stars
Full moon is seen in the sky above a desert landscape with rocks and sand
Close up of a clock on a camera lens with a blurry background of lines and dots around it
Painting of a dragon with orange eyes and a tail
Painting of a lion with a purple shirt on it's chest and a book on the table
Woman with purple hair and a blue shirt on a city street with a neon sign in the background
Man with blue eyes and a leather jacket on a dark background with lights in the background

Puce is a color that is hard to define precisely.
It is a dark shade of brown with a hint of purple.
Some people may call it brownish-purple or reddish-brown.

The name comes from the French word for flea, because it resembles the color of flea droppings or bloodstains on linen.
Puce is not a very popular color, but it has been used in fashion and interior design.
It can create a warm and cozy atmosphere when paired with other earthy tones.
Puce can also contrast well with bright colors like orange, green, and yellow.

Example of the palette with the Puce color

Picture with primary colors of Seal brown, Puce, Charcoal, Chestnut and Wenge
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 8010-Y10R
NCS S 2030-R10B
NCS S 7005-R80B
NCS S 2050-R10B
NCS S 6010-R10B
RAL Classic
RAL 8022
RAL 3012
RAL 7026
RAL 3017
RAL 7013
RAL Design
RAL 000 15 00
RAL 350 60 25
RAL 200 30 05
RAL 030 50 50
RAL 070 40 10
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 490-5
RAL 750-6
RAL 450-4
RAL 840-M

Example of the palette with the Puce color

Picture with primary colors of Twilight lavender, Vivid tangerine, Eggplant, Puce and Rose gold
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 4008
RAL 3015
RAL 8015
RAL 3012
RAL 3012
RAL Design
RAL 350 40 30
RAL 030 70 40
RAL 360 30 15
RAL 350 60 25
RAL 360 50 35
RAL Effect
RAL 550-6
RAL 420-2
RAL 530-M
RAL 490-5
RAL 330-1

Example of the palette with the Puce color

Picture with primary colors of Puce, Moonstone blue, Charcoal, Indian yellow and Onyx
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 2030-R10B
NCS S 1550-R80B
NCS S 7005-R80B
NCS S 2040-Y10R
NCS S 9000-N
RAL Classic
RAL 3012
RAL 6034
RAL 7026
RAL 1034
RAL 9005
RAL Design
RAL 350 60 25
RAL 200 70 25
RAL 200 30 05
RAL 060 70 50
RAL 170 20 20
RAL Effect
RAL 490-5
RAL 680-1
RAL 750-6
RAL 290-1
RAL 790-5
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What are the examples of Puce color in life?

Woman wearing a pink hat and glasses with a pink coat and pink hat on her head
Close up of a flower with a blurry background of the petals
Girl in a pink outfit with wings on her head and a heart on her shirt and skirt on
Close up of a toy dragon with a blurry background
Woman in a pink outfit standing in front of a tree with pink flowers on it and a black background
Pink sunset with a river and trees in the foreground and a pink moon in the background
Woman with pink hair and a white dress is posing for a picture

Puce is a color that's hard to define
It's a mix of red and purple with some brown or gray
Some say it's the color of a flea or a stain
But it can also be found in nature or art in a subtle way

Puce is the color of dried roses
That still hold a hint of their scent
Puce is the color of autumn leaves
That have fallen and lost their pigment

Puce is the color of old wine
That has aged and mellowed with time
Puce is the color of velvet curtains
That create a cozy and warm ambiance

Puce is not a flashy or bright color
But it has its own charm and grace
Puce is a color that can evoke nostalgia
Or add some depth and richness to a space

Example of the palette with the Puce color

Picture with primary colors of Seal brown, Puce, Old mauve, Burnt Sienna and Medium carmine
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 8022
RAL 3012
RAL 8015
RAL 2012
RAL 3031
RAL Design
RAL 000 15 00
RAL 350 60 25
RAL 020 30 20
RAL 040 60 60
RAL 040 40 60
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 490-5
RAL 530-5
RAL 420-4
RAL 440-5
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