The first and second galleries had the mattings and scarlet coverings completed only on Wednesday.
Fine textiles are now manufactured from it, the most important being carpets, mattings, and American "Smyrna" rugs.
The outside of the house was decorated in gay colors, and was hung with brightly tinted carpets or mattings.
The floors of Japanese dwellings are covered with mattings, which take the place of every other kind of furniture.
On the cement floor are mattings, sheepskins, and leathern cushions with geometrical patterns on them.
To escape the bad air of the boat, where all the mattings were down, I sat under an umbrella on the bank.
Their dwellings are made of bark, skins and mattings of their own making, stretched on poles fixed in the ground.
In summer, nothing airier and cooler than the muslin draperies and the Indian mattings.