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2006.44.521 (RS12695)

Description

Runner with center panel of fifteen multi-colored medallions going down the center. Each medallion is surrounded by eight curled serrated leaves and six small multi-colored rosettes. The center panel has a blue field. The inner and outer borders have red fields with multi-colored rosettes on a meandering vine. The middle border has a white field with blue and red meandering lines. In each of the pockets formed by the vine there is a tulip, scorpion, and house. Edges are bound in a brick red color.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Runner / red and blue/ 3' wide 17' long / rewrapped 1/19/95" (handwritten on tape with red pen)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Floor Covering
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Runner
runners (floor coverings)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
5/16 x 35 7/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.521
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197908

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