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Rug with center panel of a large hexagon filled with eight rows of botehs. The field outside the hexagon is filled with diamonds rosettes leaves and other geometric shapes. There are four borders. The smallest border is the innermost and has a row of red and blue alternating diamonds on a yellow field. The two medium sized borders have red and orange alternating botehs on a blue field. The largest border has yellow rosettes alternating with a geometric shape on a red field. There is a yellowish-green cotton strip binding each edge.
"4 persians 6 (6) x 4(3) 6 x 4(8) 5(3) x 3(2) 5(5) x 4(5)"
(Handwritten on piece of tape formerly attached to reverse lower left corner.)
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),
2/16 x 49 4/16 (HxW) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation