Behr Ancestry Violet S100-4

Let’s dive into a full Ancestry Violet paint color review. Take a look at pictures of real interiors and exteriors painted with beautiful S100-4. Find out if this gorgeous warm purple paint color would look great on your living room walls or trims, kitchen cabinet, bedroom accent wall, bathroom or house exterior.

Color code:S100-4
Color name:Ancestry Violet

What are Behr Ancestry Violet undertones?

Purple is Behr Ancestry Violet undertone color, as you can clearly see on the color field below. To determine this undertone we’ve removed all the tints, tones, shades and get HUE (pure color). Seems that undertone definition on a white sheet is already outdated and rather inaccurate


HEX value

HEX value:


RGB code:

158, 144, 167

Is Behr Ancestry Violet S100-4 cool or warm?

warm colors
Color wheel
cool colors

With a hue of 277° this Purple refers warm paint shade according to HSL (Hue, Saturation, Lightness) on the color wheel.

S100-4 Ancestry Violet HSL code: 277, 12%, 61%

Hue - degree on a color wheel from 0 to 360. 0 is red, 120 is green, and 240 is blue.
Saturation is a percentage value. 0% is a shade of grey, and 100% is the full color.
Lightness is also a percentage value. 0% is black, and 100% is white.

  • Warm Purple will make even large rooms feel cozy and intimate
  • Warm Purple undertones tend to make you feel happy, energized and playful
  • Warm paint colors are ideal for kitchens, living rooms or bathrooms
  • Warmer hues make larger spaces feel more inviting

Act like a pro: Mixing warm and cool shades is a must have to get harmonius interior. Add accents that contrast with the primary color to create visual balance. If your walls are a warm color, don’t forget to add accent in cold colors (furniture, art, décor). A good practice is too use a complementary color scheme.

Coordinating colors.
Colors that go with Behr Ancestry Violet:

Monochromatic color scheme

Monochromatic color scheme

This scheme consists of different shades, tints, and tones of a single color. It's the perfect hue combination, but with no accent decor it's pretty boring.

Lighter shades

Darker shades

Complementary color scheme

Complementary color scheme

This color scheme is a combination of two colors that are opposite each other on the color wheel. The high contrast between these colors creates a vibrant and dynamic visual effect.

Color comparison

Ancestry Violet S100-4 vs Fortune N100-4

Behr Ancestry Violet S100-4 vs Behr Fortune N100-4Open Ancestry Violet S100-4
LRV: 31.04%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 32.83%
Medium color
Temperature: warm

Ancestry Violet S100-4 vs Duchess Lilac PPU16-13

Behr Ancestry Violet S100-4 vs Behr Duchess Lilac PPU16-13Open Ancestry Violet S100-4
LRV: 31.04%
Medium color
Temperature: warm
LRV: 30.13%
Medium color
Temperature: warm