Tan is a pale tone of brown. The name is derived from tannum used in the tanning of leather. The main color for any room, this popular tan is very compatible. It can be used in a contemporary setting as well as traditional. Tan color can combine the characteristics of mental, analytical logic with loving and intuitive compassion. Having a tan oriental rug can help to be quiet, sensitive, and supportive. When facing conflict, it can help to remain rational and calm, and retreat inside to find a reasonable solution.