One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A reversible carpet in which the pattern appears on both sides.
- ‘Adding both color and comfort to the room is the geometric ingrain carpet, woven in Britain or possibly New York between about 1840 and 1860.’
- ‘We offer over 20 patterns of ingrain carpet; as well as 4 stair runner patterns.’
- ‘Ingrain carpets were the most affordable floor coverings in the US during the 19th century.’
- ‘Advice books of the period recommended rotating an ingrain carpet to minimize patterns of wear.’
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