Her pretty drawing-room was only partly furnished––an 110 expensive but genuine set of old Aubusson being her limit for the time.
At Aubusson alone over two thousand work-men are employed in rug-weaving.
An Aubusson carpet of palest green, with a festoon pattern of pink roses, covered two-thirds of the blocked, polished floor.
He shook hands with her vaguely, and sat down on a Sheraton chair and fixed his eyes on the Aubusson carpet.
Then he took four hours' sleep, and at daybreak started back again, making fresh enquiries till he arrived at Aubusson.
The terms "Beauvais," "Aubusson," etc., do not give their names to any particular style of tapestry.
And yet history of tapestry weaving at Aubusson lacks the importance that gilds the Gobelins and Beauvais.
In our wanderings about Aubusson we came across an old man who said he was so old that he had forgotten his age.
Aubusson, a French town on the Creuse, manufactures carpets and tapestry.
Gobelins, Beauvais, and Aubusson tapestry are used for covering, the subjects being in harmony with the taste of the time.