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Buck-Bacchus Border

English, circa 1765

This pattern is licensed to Adelphi Paper Hangings by The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.


This simple border is from the Buck-Bacchus Store, the oldest commercial building in Chestertown, Maryland. The building was constructed in 1735 by John Buck, a wealthy Devonshire, England merchant who expanded his business holdings in the colonies. The building was purchased by William Bacchus in 1854, who used it as both a store and a residence.

Imperial Measurements: Repeat 6 inches, width 1 ¾ inches.

Metric Measurements: 15.2 cm, 4.5 cm.



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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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