G68 19th century Large Iron linked heart antique doormat. heart motif doormat, These were created in the late 1880's through the 1920’s. It is a beautiful piece of handcrafted workmanship. Each steel bent heart is molded and linked to the next one. Some might consider this folk art.The rug measures 49 " x 33" and The condition is wonderful. It is not bent or warped or dented. it was claimed that they were boot scrapers, called a foot mat! These were also American made..