Rag carpet

a carpet of which the weft consists of narrow strips of cloth sewed together, end to end.

See also: Rag

References in classic literature ?
I heard them, say" remarked Tip, with some hesitation, "that they intend to make a rag carpet of your outside and stuff their sofa-cushions with your inside.
She even ventured a rag carpet, which, the women's magazines informed her, had newly returned into fashion.
The woman opened to him the door of a little parlor, covered with a rag carpet, where stood a table with a very shining black oil-cloth, sundry lank, high-backed wood chairs, with some plaster images in resplendent colors on the mantel-shelf, above a very dimly-smoking grate; a long hard-wood settle extended its uneasy length by the chimney, and here Haley sat him down to meditate on the instability of human hopes and happiness in general.