Pile generally good, near original. approx. 1/3 of an inch. 1 small area of moth damage. Matting in places, 1 small foldwear damage, 3 1 in. by 1 in. reweaves. Original flat woven sides folded under and sewn. Stains and color fading to central medallion, possibly with some surface tinting. Very supple handle, good overall condition. small areas of water damage to center only visible on back. 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.