Invented in 1860, linoleum flooring was already very popular by the early 1920s, when these full-color (thus, very expensive) advertisements ran in four different magazines for women during 1020, 1921 and 1922. But what we really appreciate in these ads are the illustrations of what were considered beautiful modern rooms, inside of the kind of American home that just about anyone would have wanted to have.
Vintage parquet inlaid linoleum in a living room
’20s dining room decor
A staircase landing with bedrooms in a vintage 1920s home