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Rug with no pile, it has a very rough feel. The center panel has a large diamond in the center. The field inside and outside the diamond is covered with large and small connected palmettes. There are three borders. The inner border has brown and white rosettes separated by pink blocks on the sides, brown Xs on the ends. The middle border has alternating brown and pink shield shape designs. The outer border has pink rosettes joined by leaves. There is a strip of black fabric sewn across the face of the carpet. The top edge has no fringe. The bottom edge has knotted balls of cotton.
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
1/16 x 50 10/16 x 81 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation