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That was why Kitty Tynan had always a good background; for what her bright colouring would have been in the midst of gaudy, cheap chintzes and "Axminsters," such as abounded in Askatoon, is better left to the imagination.
Unlike Axminsters, they use only three to six colors and are woven on a Jacquard loom using a method that produces a thick cushion of fibers.
For moquettes, Axminsters, and the higher grades of carpets some artists are paid as high as $200.
Axminsters, one in two or three weeks, depending of course upon the elaborateness and size of the pattern.
Minié rifles, and Dahlgren guns, and Hotchkiss shells, but chairs and mirrors, and vases, and Gobelins, and Axminsters.
Sylvie's ideas did not base themselves on Axminsters now, even if they might have done so with a two thousand dollar allowance.