Pile bag face
43 x 35 cm (17 x 14 in.)
|| 8 H x 9 V = 72 kpsi.
|| brick red, dark blue, yellow, emerald green, medium brown, dark brown, ivory (7).
|| full velvety pile with original sides and ends. Top end is fraying at its center.
|| I love the totemic character of this stylized flowering plant, resembling a prehistoric bird about to take flight. Interestingly the design runs opposite to the direction of weaving.
|| John Collins, Newburyport.