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Rug with center pole medallion-floral design. Has three medium sized borders separated by many tiny ones. The inner border has a cream field with rose colored rosettes on a meandering vine. The middle border has a dark blue field with alternating rosettes and palmettes. The outer border has a rose field with palmettes and a meandering vine. The entire rug is outlined by a band of dark blue. The edges are bound in dark blue.
"2 Persians / 6 6x 4 4/ 7 3 x 4 3/ Center Medallions / rewraped 12/18/91" (handwritten on tape with red pen)
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
2/16 x 52 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
Persia (Asia) [historical region]