Pile generally good, closely sheared tenth of an inch, with dark browns oxidized lower and some to knotheads. Scattered areas of foldwear, also low to knotheads, with a 1.5" slit in field, easily repaired. Minor scattered moth tracks. Original selvages with some losses and minor fraying. Missing outer end guard stripes and minor losses to end guardborders. Flexible handle, sound fabric, good overall 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.