Pile generally closely sheared 1/1th of an inch, dark browns oxidized to knotheads. Rewoven right border. Smaller scattered reweaves, extensive repiling. Right side reselvaged, left sides with remnants of original selvages, some later overcasting. Rewoven end guard stripes. Upper end with cloth band sewn to reverse for hanging. Flexible handle, sound fabric, resotred and ready for 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. 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.