Pile generally good, 1/8 of an in. browns low to knot heads, scattered areas of foldwear showing knot ties and warps not serious. Sides later overcast. Minor losses to ends. 1/2 in. reweave to lower end. Both ends secured with a blanket stitch. Fuchsine dye in some motifs showing purple on reverse, faded to beige on the face. Supple handle, sound fabric, very good overall condition.
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