Wonderfully interesting vignette design reminiscent of Moroccan tile work. This border image could easily be colorized with bright colors to make a dramatic impact on your next creative project. This public domain border image could also be used as a large repeating pattern.
The publishers of Melcomb Manor, Pott, Young and Company more than likely purchased this page spacer design from a print foundry and used it in a number of publications like this one from 1875.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.