Rug with center medallion of a rosette within an eight-pointed star surrounded by eight palmettes. The field around the medallion has a meandering vine that connects a variety of serrated leaves, rosettes and palmettes. The inner and outer borders have pale pink rosettes on a meandering vine. The middle border has the Herati design consisting of a rosette or palmette within two lancet shaped leaves. The edges are bound in gold.
"#3043/ 5 (7) x 3(7) =2/ Beat" (Handwritten paper tag formerly attached to lower left corner)
- Associated Building
- Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
- Object type
- Floor Covering
Persia (Asia) [historical region]
- Descriptive terms
- 2/16 x 43 5/16 x 76 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation