Pile generally low to knotheads, with areas of border with closely sheared 1/10th of an inch.
Scattered tinting and overtinting, particularly in reds.
Sides later overcast, missing end guard stripes.
Ends now secured with binding stitch.
Lower left corner selvage fraying from 3", recommend securing.
4x3" reweave in upper left edge.
Smaller scattered reweaves along left sides.
Flexible handle, fine weave, lustrous wool, sound fabric and 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.