It's interesting how home fashions cycle in and out. Now we retro restorers are pulling up carpet hoping to find hardwood underneath and going back to area rugs. I was fortunate to find the original oak flooring in my home, and it was in excellent condition.
Here are some of the ads that were so enticing to my grandmother and my mother, making them believe that "wall-to-wall carpet" was synonymous with "luxury, elegance and style."
|Ad for Firth carpet which includes Paul McCobb Directional furniture|
Living magazine, November 1954
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