Category Archives: Historic patterns

New Pattern – Norton Conyers Diamond (Jane Eyre Was Hyre)

In February of 2010 we were contacted by Lady Halina Graham.  She and her husband, Sir James, were in midst of renovating the Graham family home, Norton Conyers, near Ripon, in North Yorkshire, England.  During the course of an extensive … Continue reading

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In the current issue of World of Interiors (July 2011), Maud Hewlings’ article, Stars in Stripes, cleverly features a staple in the wallpaper industry: stripes. You might think that such a simple design – and how much more simple can … Continue reading

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Janes and Bolles Patterns – A good place to start

Before the formation of Adelphi Paper Hangings in 1999 we were the American Paperstaining Manufactory, a wallpaper printing demonstration program at the Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York. This project started in 1996 when Chris Ohrstrom, co-owner of Adelphi, offered … Continue reading

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