This wallpaper has been reproduced from worn
fragments discovered in West St. Mary's City,
Maryland; the original document is part of the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation collection.
The wallpaper designer borrowed heavily from
textile motifs, as was often the case during
this portion of the 18th century. Cross
hatching inside s-scroll ribbons gives the
appearance of lace.
The coloring of the paper is also typical of
the period: stone colors with heavy reliance
on black, white and grey were standard in
England, despite the availability of brighter
This pattern is licensed to Adelphi Paper
Hangings by The Colonial Williamsburg
Repeat 42 inches
Width 21¼ inches
The historic colorway image above shows two
widths of the pattern installed.
Alternate colorway images show one
complete width of the pattern.