Adena Pin Ring Bamboo and Drapery
                                  House Trellis
Bees and Stars Berrien House Trellis
Bixby Vine Blue Hill
Bixby Vine & Drapery Blue Hill Stripe
                                  Rosette Fancy
Coffered Rosette
Fancy Ashlar
Franklin Stripe King Caesar Stripe
Franklin Stripe King Caesar Stripe
Laurel Harlequin Madison Damask
Moses Grant Stripe Net
                                  and Flowerpots Philadelphia Harlequin
Pebbles and Flowerpots Philadelphia Harlequin
Plymouth Ashlar Princ- Rollins Marble
Plymouth Ashlar Prince-Rollins Marble
Ribbon Sprig  


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French or American circa 1800-1810

Both the Franklin Stripe pattern and the Franklin Frieze, shown with the historic colorway, above, as well as the Franklin Border are from the historic Meeting of the Waters house in Franklin, Tennessee.  Built by Thomas Hardin Perkins in 1810, near the confluence of the Harpeth and West Harpeth Rivers, this fine Federal style house remained in the hands of Perkins' descendents until 2007.  During restoration, heavily damaged and faded fragments of the sidewall, frieze and border were uncovered, but the true colors were revealed in the protected overlap areas and by analysis of the paint pigments.

The Franklin Stripe is a classic field and stripe pattern, similar to Adelphi's slightly later Janes and Bolles series, but the bright color palette and more refined pattern suggest the ensemble stripe, border and frieze are likely of French origin.

Repeat continuous
Width 19 58 inches
Straight match 

The historic colorway image above shows two widths of the pattern installed.  Alternate colorway images show one complete width of the pattern.