Gamedev - Asphalt textures. CC0 License.
Source Davit Masia
From a drawing in 'Hundert Jahre in Wort und Bild', S. Stefan, 1899.
Could remind you a bit of those squares in Super Mario Bros, yeh?
Source Jeff Wall
To get the tile this is made up from select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.
Source Tori Pantha
CC0 textures, backgrounds.
Holy mackerel, it’s colorful—but still subtle.
You know I’m a sucker for these. Well-crafted paper pattern.
Source Mihaela Hinayon
Just 4x8px, but still so stylish!
Source Michal Chovanec
Formed in Paint.net and vectorised in Vector Magic.
One can never have too few rice paper patterns, so here is one more.
Source Atle Mo
From a drawing in 'Gately's World's Progress', Charles Beale, 1886.
Simple wide squares with a small indent. Fits all.
Source Petr Šulc.
So tiny, just 7 by 7 pixels – but still so sexy. Ah yes.
Source Dmitriy Prodchenko
From a drawing in 'Line and form', Walter Crane, 1914.
Remixed from a drawing in 'Line and form", Walter Crane, 1914.
Tweed is back in style – you heard it here first. Also, the @2X version here is great!
Source Simon Leo
Remixed from a drawing that was uploaded to Pixabay by ractapopulous
A seamless pattern formed from gears.
Incoming catena. Stone & well. CC0 texture.
Prismatic Curved Diamond Pattern 8 No Background
A frame using leaves from an image that was uploaded to Pixabay by mayapujiati
A seamless texture traced from an image on opengameart.org shared by Scouser.
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The A – Z of Subtle? Up to you.
Remixed from a drawing in 'Paul's Sister', Frances Peard, 1889.
The rectangular tile this is based on can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i
Nasty or not, it’s a nice pattern that tiles. Like they all do.
Source Badhon Ebrahim
Snap! A crisp pixel pattern.
Source Victor Bejar
The tile can be had by using shift+alt+i on the selected rectangle in Inkscape
Just what the name says, paper fibers. Always good to have.
Source Heliodor jalba
Paper-Wallpaper. CC0 License.