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Woven wool rug. The center panel contains rows of red tulips on a dark brown ground. The stems of each tulip are connected to the tulip above and below. There are three small borders. The inner and outer borders are multi-colored squares and geometric key shapes. The middle border has ivory and red diagonal stripes with multi-colored dots in each stripe. On the bottom end the outermost border has been cut off. The edges are bound in a dark maroon.
"Laundry Rug / 1/31/92 / 4'8x6'11" (Handwritten note on tape.)
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
5/16 x 48 7/16 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation