This ashlar pattern was found at the 1809
Hedge House in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Ashlar
patterns were a very common and enduring style
in this period, often kept in use for long
periods of time. Used predominantly in heavily
trafficked areas such as passages or stair
halls they had the practical benefit of being
easily repaired by pasting individual blocks
from a spare roll over the damaged area.
This pattern is shown in the grisaille
(tones of gray) found in Plymouth. Other
period appropriate versions can be produced in
siena, verde or nero marble styles, using
combinations of yellows, greens, gold and
blacks and white.
This pattern is licensed to Adelphi Paper
Hangings by the Plymouth Antiquarian Society.
Repeat 18½ inches
Width 18½ inches
The historic colorway image above shows two
of the pattern installed. Alternate
colorway images show one complete width of the