ISSUE 18  |  Shaker Style

Walls, Windows & Floors: Shaker-Style Cotton Mats

May 04, 2009 10:00 PM

BY Julie Carlson

The humble rag rugs at Pleasant Hill inspired us to round up some cotton mat resources.

Above: New York City–based Woodard & Greenstein produces classic New England–inspired cotton mats for the Woodard Weave line. "Our historic flat-woven rug designs originated with 19th century Shaker, Amish, and Pennsylvania weavers." Go to Woodard Weave for information.

Above: Nautical Stripe Rug from Williams Sonoma Home; available in three sizes (starting at $160 for the 5-by-8-foot size) and three stripe colors: black, khaki, or foliage.

Above: Nimes Ticking Cotton Woven Rug from Dash & Albert, $95 for the 4-by-6-foot size (many more sizes available).

Above: Cooper Cotton Mat in navy; $99 for the 5-by-8-foot size (other sizes available) at Pottery Barn.

Above: Tattersal Plaid Cotton Rug from Shaker Workshops; $102.56 for the 4-by-6-foot size (more sizes available).

Above: Cotton Rugs from Weavers Corner, $15 per square foot; weavers Corner is a small outfit that makes towels and table linens for the Shaker Villages in New Hampshire and Kentucky.