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2006.44.440 (RS9570)

Description

Rug with center panel of three large eight pointed stars in blue on faded red ground. Each star is filled with smaller multi colored geometric shapes. The center field surrounding the stars is filled with more multi colored geometric shapes. Two narrow borders of multi colored diagonal lines; one wide border of geometric flowers on yellow ground; one narrow border of brown and red latch hooks. One end has a twelve inch strip of mis-matched patterns and colors.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
Late 19th century
Inscriptions
89974 (Printed on pink tag)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
Rug
rugs
soumaks (rugs)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
79 15/16 x 2/16 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.440
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
179669

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