Care Instructions Care Info: You've put a lot of care into choosing your furnishings. And with continued care at home, they should share your address for many years to come. Now for your owner's manual… Baxter Plum 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.