First mats were made in19th century. The beginning of this manufacture, as making mats was for many years, is sometimes connected with weaving baskets. The earliest ones were constructed by interlacing blades of grass, leave or reed placed at a 90 degree angle. The common form given was a check pattern or check weave. Ultimate Mats
A few shards recovered tell of the weaver attempting to give the mat strength or padding. To accomplish this extra layers of material were placed upon the woven blades.
As mat is a general name for a piece of flat material that lies on the floor and other flat surfaces, it has a wide range of types that various in sizes, colors, designs (like stripe mat, mat with ‘kitchen’ inscription or leaves) purposes and materials that are made of. Depending on country and part of the world used materials might be totally different. Usually it is a sort of floor covering but it also has a different purposes and different names, often for domestic usage. For example a hindu principal substances are straw, dwarf palm, coconut palm, and screw pine. Grasses are also used in Japan and in Eastern countries.
In Europe materials are different but domestic usage may stay the same. We have door mat, that helps keeping the dirt from shoes at bay when first entering the home. That kind of mat, which is also called an entrance mat or a ‘welcome mat’, is usually made of good tough materials like: nylon, rubber (a type of rubber mat is also used in cars) stalks, or aluminium and other metals (if we don’t want to have a washable doormat that might be washed in a washing machine). And there is also a bathroom mat which is a surface that is absorbing small amount of water when out of bath or after having a shower. Usually bath mats are non slip mats that provide a warm