Care Instructions Care Info Baxter Chocolate 9'x12' Rug Rug pad recommended. Handcrafted and unique, slight variation may occur. Avoid direct sunlight. May be used over carpeting with appropriate rug pad. Excessive scrubbing will damage the fibers. Periodic professional cleaning is recommended. Rotate rug frequently for even wear. Shedding may occur first 2-3 months. Frequent vacuuming recommended during this period.