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Rewelcoming the Old Rag Rug

By Eleanor Murray

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Inside your doorway What treasure is there? Wide open fireplace, A straight Windsor chair, Bayberry candles,And teacups of blue, An old-fashioned spinet Whose tone is still true * * * Thus someone wrote of her tiny white dream house, with its \u22shiny knocker of brass,\u22 its \u22quaint dormer windows and slant roof of green,\u22 its \u22hollyhocks, and all the little things\u22 that make su-ch a dream house. But no such dream house could be perfect without rag rugs, and though the poet doesn\u27t mention them, they are there, the oval crocheted one in front of the wide-open fireplace, the fat, round, braided one beside that straight Windsor chair, and all the others, some gay, some gray, silk or wool or cotton

Topics: Home Economics
Publisher: Iowa State University Digital Repository
Year: 2017
OAI identifier: oai:lib.dr.iastate.edu:homemaker-1382
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