This work is in very good condition overall. The central newsprint element is collaged between 2 different fabric panels. The work is suspended to panel by button holes at the top two corners. There are fine creases and air pockets in the front silk panel in the upper center collaged area, which appear to be original. The front panel of silk is cut along the left and right and bottom edges, the top and bottom edge is a selvage edge. The rear panel is cut along the left and right edges, and the bottom edge a selvage edge. There is evidence of minor creasing to the fabric elements and some fraying along the cut edges. This work was not examined out of its frame. Enclosed in Plexiglas box. 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.