Much lighter and fresher color then published in catalogue; the red is more of a tomato red, lovely medium blue and fresher green, clean ivory and mustard yellow. Generally good 1/6 of an inch pile overall, some foldwear low to knotheads with some repiling. Some areas of foldwear through center . Remnants of upper kilim end finishes, both ends secrued with binding stitch. Dense weave, soft lustrous wool, good color, sound fabric, overall good condition. In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.