Remixed from a drawing in 'The March of Loyalty', Letitia MacClintock, 1884.
A seamless pattern the unit cell for which can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i
Floors-Tiles. CC0 License.
Not the most subtle, but very useful.
I have no idea how to describe this one, but it’s light and delicate.
From a drawing in 'Gately's World's Progress', Charles Beale, 1886.
Fabric is never out of style.
Source Ufuk Sarp Selçok
Floral patterns will never go out of style, so enjoy this one.
Prismatic Groovy Concentric Background 2
Remixed from an image that was uploaded to Pixabay by KirstenStar
It’s a subtle zebra, in 3D. Oh yes!
Source Mike Warner
Retro Squares Background 2
A large pattern with funky shapes and form. An original. Sort of origami-ish.
Source Luuk van Baars
CC0 textures, backgrounds.
Remixed from a design seen in 'Burghley. The Life of William Cecil', William Charlton, 1857. The tile this is based on can be had by selecting the rectangle in Inkscape and using shift+alt+i.
Remixed from an image that was uploaded to Pixabay by Pixeline
Parket & Wood CC0 texture.
Light square grid pattern, great for a “DIY projects” sort of website, maybe?
Source Rafael Almeida
Like the name says, light and gray, with some small dots and circles.
Source Brenda Lay
To get the tile this is based on, select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift+alt+i.
The green fibers pattern will work very well in grayscale as well.
Source Matteo Di Capua
A chequerboard pattern with a fruit theme. The fruits are from a posting by inkscapeforum.it.
Remixed from a drawing in 'Line and form", Walter Crane, 1914.
Prismatic Curved Diamond Pattern 6 No Background
Remixed from an SVG by Devanath found on Pixabay
Colour version of the original pattern.
A dark gray, sandy pattern with small light dots, and some angled strokes.
Source Atle Mo
From a drawing in 'Heroes of North African Discovery', Nancy Meugens, 1894.
To get the tile this is based on select the rectangle in Inkscape and use shift-alt-i.
Zero CC tileable yellow craft paper; scanned and made by me. CC0
Source Sojan Janso
Remixed from a drawing in 'Sun Pictures of the Norfolk Broads', Ernest Suffling, 1892.