HEX: #483C32
HSV: (30°, 17%, 34%)
RGB: rgb(72, 60, 50)
The color taupe is a representation of the average color of the fur of the French mole. At a hue of 30, it is classified as an orange-brown.

The color displayed at right matches the color sample called taupe referenced below in the 1930 book A Dictionary of Color.

The first use of "taupe" as a color name in English was in the early 19th century (exact year is not known).