Floral background 10 (colour 2) #2045
 Pink  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'The March of Loyalty', Letitia MacClintock, 1884.

Source Firkin

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"Dark Metal Plate", Web Background #1084
 Metal  CC BY-SA 3.0

A dark metal plate with an embossed grid pattern and a bit of rust. Here's a dark metal plate texture for use as a tiled background on web pages.

Source V. Hartikainen

Background pattern [email protected] #564
 Dark  CC 0

A seamless pattern formed from background pattern 102

Source Firkin

Background pattern black and white #2030
 Dark  CC 0

A background pattern inspired by designs seen in 'Burghley. The Life of William Cecil', William Charlton, 1857.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 242 (colour 3) #2201
 Blue  CC 0

Random colour tile.

Source Firkin

PS [email protected] #1135
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

This one is so simple, yet so good. And you know it. Has to be in the collection.

Source Gluszczenko

Nasty Fabric #1008
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

Nasty or not, it’s a nice pattern that tiles. Like they all do.

Source Badhon Ebrahim

Pattern cleanup filtered 2 #152
 Noise  CC 0

Cleanup with gradients and filtering.

Source Lazur URH

Decorative divider 222 #2208
 Dark  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'A Girl in Ten Thousand', Elizabeth Meade, 1896.

Source Firkin

Decorative divider 272 (colour) #1926
 Yellow  CC 0

Remixed from a drawing in 'Hungary. A guide book. By several authors', 1890.

Source Firkin

Background pattern 275 #2033
 Blue  CC 0

Drawn in Paint.net and vectorised in Vector Magic

Source Firkin

Retro Circles Background 4 No Black #422
 Dark  CC 0

Retro Circles Background 4 No Black

Source GDJ

Dust #919
 Light  CC BY-SA 3.0

Another one bites the dust! Boyah.

Source Dominik Kiss

Prismatic Geometric Tessellation Pattern 3 No Background #555
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Geometric Tessellation Pattern 3 No Background

Source GDJ

Leafy pattern 12 (colour 2) #1761
 Red  CC 0

From a drawing in 'At home', J. Sowerby, J. Crane and T. Frederick, 1881.

Source Firkin

Ribbon pattern 2 (version 2, colour 4) #2036
 Colorful  CC 0

The tile this is based on can be retrieved by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i.

Source Firkin

Diamond Eyes #685
 Diamond  CC BY-SA 3.0

Everyone loves a diamond, right? Make your site sparkle.

Source AJ Troxell

Prismatic Arrows Background [email protected] #801
 Light  CC 0

Prismatic Arrows Background 2

Source GDJ

Pink Clouds Background #1230
 Pink  CC BY-SA 3.0

Actually, there's no clouds in it, but I think it looks quite nice.

Source V. Hartikainen

Arrows decorative divider #1907
 Dark  CC 0

Vector version of a png that was uploaded to Pixabay by pencilparker

Source Firkin

Diagonal Striped Brick #679
 Stripes  CC BY-SA 3.0

Might not be super subtle, but quite original in its form.

Source Alex Smith

Repeating Stone-Like Background (Dark Brown) #1056
 Stone  CC BY-SA 3.0

A repeating background with dark brown stone-like texture and abstract pattern that looks like tree trunks.

Source V. Hartikainen

Parquet flooring pattern (colour 2) #2426
 Green  CC 0

A seamless pattern recreated from an image on Pixabay. It is reminiscent of parquet flooring and is formed from a square tile, which can be recovered in Inkscape by selecting the ungrouped rectangle and using shift-alt-I together.

Source Firkin

Prismatic Groovy Concentric Background 2 No [email protected] #456
 Noise  CC 0

Prismatic Groovy Concentric Background 2 No Black

Source GDJ

Noisy [email protected] #960
 Gray  CC BY-SA 3.0

This is a grid, only it’s noisy. You know. Reminds you of those printed grids you draw on.

Source Vectorpile

Restaurant #1319
 Unknow  CC BY-SA 3.0

Run a restaurant blog? Here you go. Done.

Source Andrijana Jarnjak

Carbon Fiber [email protected] #106
 Carbon  CC BY-SA 3.0

One more updated pattern. Not really carbon fiber, but it’s the most popular pattern, so I’ll give you an extra choice.

Source Atle Mo

Pewter #1638
 Metal  CC 0

Metal-Plain or Painted. CC0 License.

Source Unknow

Green Gobbler #85
 Dark  CC BY-SA 3.0

Luxurious looking pattern (for a T-shirt maybe?) with a hint of green.

Source Simon Meek