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Arabesque Pigeons

American (Boston), circa 1790

This pattern is licensed to Adelphi Paper Hangings from Old Sturbridge Village.


From the collection of Old Sturbridge Village, the original document of this paper hung in the Lazarus LeBaron House in Sutton, Massachusetts, and is an American interpretation of the famous French pattern “Deux Pigeons” by Reveillion.

This surprisingly bold design is suitable for parlors, dining rooms or entry halls; it was originally hung with an 8-10 inch frieze and a narrow border outlining architectural elements. (For more information and a photograph of the original installation see Wallpaper in New England, by Richard Nylander, page 91.)

Imperial Measurements: Repeat 21 ¾ inches, width 21 ½ inches, length 11 yards, straight match.

Metric Measurements: 55.2 cm, 54.6 cm, 10 m.


Border Pairing

Garland and Tassel Frieze

American, circa 1790-1805


Samples are available for all Adelphi Paper Hangings patterns. Standard pattern samples are 12 inches by 23 inches and are available for $15. for each pattern. Small samples, business envelope size, are available on request, at no charge (limited to 10 per customer).

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Pattern Reproduction

Color choices for our patterns are not limited to those shown.

All Adelphi patterns can be custom colored to better acknowledge the paper's context. Additional lead time is required for all custom work.

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