Pile generally closely sheared 1/0 inch with areas of foldwear and minor moth damage low to knotheads and spot foundation; a few visible warp ties. Repaired 5 inch slit at center of carpet. Small hole at upper end of field with 1/2 x 1 inch attendant reweave. Similar small reweave on upper end.
Sides later overcast with minor fraying, mostly on right side.
Ends missing outer guard stripes, now secured with blanket stitch.
Please note that a license may be required to export textiles, rugs and carpets of Iranian origin from the United States. Clients should enquire with the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regarding export requirements. Pease check with the Carpet department if you are uncertain as to whether a lot is subject to this restriction or if you need assistance with such enquiries
Flexible handle, sound fabric and 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.