Pile generally low to knotheads, with areas of wear showing foundation.
Scattered repiling and tinting in lowest areas. A few small repaired holes, particularly on the right side.
Center of the carpet is generally in better pile and condition.
Missing outer guard stripes.
Sides later overcast.
Partial end guard borders. Now secured with a binding stitch and a few remnants of later added fringes.
Flexible handle, sound fabric, in good condition.
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.