Pile ranges from closely sheared 1/10th of an inch, generally in borders with most of field low to knotheads.
Dark browns oxidized to knotheads and spot foundation.
Scattered areas of foldwear also showing foundation.
Repiled moth damage.
Rewoven in repiled areas across the upper quarter of carpet, where it must have been quite severely moth damaged.
Partially rewoven side borders, rewoven end guard borders. Some tinting in old reweaves.
Sides and ends now secured.
Flexible handle, sound fabric, restored 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.