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2006.44.517 (RS12321)

Description

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.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"#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.).
Material
silk (fiber)
Object type
Floor Covering
Places
Persia (Asia) [historical region]
Descriptive terms
Rug
rugs
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
2/16 x 43 5/16 x 76 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.517
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
197924

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