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Cowing House Border

Probably American, circa 1815-1820

This pattern is licensed to Adelphi Paper Hangings by Historic New England.


A pristine, unused length of this border was found in the Cowing House in Weymouth, Massachusetts. The stencil-like quality and use of alternating white and black sprigs suggests that it was likely a product of Moses Grant, Jr., the Boston paperstainer.

Imperial Measurements: Repeat 3 ⅛ inches, , width 4 ⅜ inches.

Metric Measurements: 7.9 cm, 11.1 cm.



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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