Hot or Not? Homemade Rag Rugs

Hot or Not? Homemade Rag Rugs

Keehnan Konyha
Sep 25, 2008
Photo via confections' Flickr

In the sixties, Sister Parish began to develop a fondness for what would become the hallmarks of her trademark "American Country" style; traditional English Country furniture paired with traditional American craft - chintz paired with patchwork quilts, overstuffed armchairs next to four-poster beds, brocade sofas draped in knitted throws and placed on, of all things, rag rugs...

Photo of custom rag rug made for Diamond Baratta Design, via An Aesthete's Lament

We've recently noticed traditional, homemade rag rugs in a number of respected publications, and while we're firm believers in style depending on context, we're having a hard time divorcing these from the Geese-trimmed, cornflower blue Country Kitchens of our youth. What do you think? Can you think of an room these would suit? Would you live there?

Image via ArtzyFartzy's Flickr
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