Floor Coverings for Historic Buildings: A Guide to Selecting Reproductions
- Publish Date: 1988-06-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Helene Von Rosenstiel;Gail Caskey Winkler
A rich array of floor treatments have been used in America s old houses. Finding just the right floor covering to furnish an old house or to create a period look in any building has always been a challenge. This book explains how to choose & buy the correct floor coverings used between 1750 & the 1930s, including where to order 475 reproductions described here in detail. This invaluable catalog, illustrated with 175 photographs, also provides a history of American floors, a glossary of floor covering terms, addresses for 82 suppliers (many of whom fill custom & special orders), a reading list & sources of help.