2. What process is the same in the making of the tapestry Brussels rug and the velvet rug?
3. List seven points to remember in selecting a rug.
4. How can you identify a genuine Brussels rug? A Wilton rug?
5. Under what conditions do you think it advisable to use a white bedspread?
6. What kind of bedspread would you select for your own room? Why?
7. Why is marquisette especially durable for curtains?
8. List the points that should be considered in buying sheets.
1. Find three samples of one kind of curtain material such as scrim or cretonne. One sample is to be poor in quality, one sample is to be medium in quality and one is to be very good in quality.
2. Find three pictures of rugs. One rug is to be good in design, one is to be medium in quality of design and one is to be very poor in design. Write explanations of why one is poor, one is medium and one is good.
3. Make two sketches of designs for cretonne, one that is pictorial and one that is decorative. You may copy, trace or originate these designs.
4. Make two tracings of the curtains in Fig. 143, Picture 1.
Omit the pattern in the curtains. Color the walls and curtains in one tracing so they are harmonious. Color the other tracing so it is inharmonious. Use paints, crayons or chalks. Additional Reading. - There are many books that will give you more information about curtains, rugs and bedding. The books and magazines that are listed at the end of Chapter XIV (Furnishing Your Own Room: Furniture, Walls, Lighting) deal with art problems and the books listed at the end of Chapter VII (Fabrics That We Use Every Day) deal with problems relating to kinds and qualities.