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Orbes Directoire Border

French, circa 1800-1810


This unusual border was discovered lining the inside of a small box in upstate New York. Both the abstract motifs and highly charged use of color (particularly pink and green) point to an early 19th century French origin.

Imperial Measurements: Repeat 4 ΒΌ inches, width 5 inches

Metric Measurements: 10.8 cm, 12.7 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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