This smart furnishing carpet has an unusual quality of palette and, almost square, proportions. A carpet with similar design, if muted colouring, and of square proportions sold Sotheby's London, 1 November 2016, lot 139.
Overall measurements: 344cm across the top, 343cm across the bottom, 394cm along left side, 392cm along right side.
Good overall condition. Even 4-5mm pile overall. Robust and dense weave. Flat weave ends, fringes and cotton warps, with some losses, as visible in the photograph. Red side cords. Some surface pink in lower right corner in the lower border. Attractive carpet. Good size. Ready to use. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."