India matting

floor matting made in China, India, etc., from grass and reeds; - also called Canton matting or China matting.

See also: India

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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India matting covered the floor, with a gay rug here and there; the antique andirons shone on the wide hearth, where a cheery blaze dispelled the dampness of the long-closed room.
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