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One important factor to be considered will be the function of the pattern. If it would be used as a background, I will avoid high contrast pattern for a clear hierarchy relationship. If the pattern was the only element in design (very common in wallpaper, garment or textile), it can be more playful and detailed. Those small details allow viewers find ...
It looks like a generic paper texture pattern with the opacity and saturation fiddled with. I would check out http://subtlepatterns.com/ and pick one that looks similar!
It looks like wrought iron patterns to me, repeated across. Search Google for "wrought iron fence patterns" and you will find something similar. Then you can apply them in the background at low opacity levels. Something like this comes to my mind, make up your preferred pattern.
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