Pile generally very closely sheared 1/10 inch with small scattered areas of foldwear low to knotheads, mostly along edges and ends; minute puncture hole near center.
Sides with original 3 cord selvages, minor losses on right side and with approximate 4 inch loss lower right corner.
Ends partially secured with binding stitch, now with fraying in areas---recommend securing.
Flexible handle, fine, dense weave, 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.