Pile generally low to knotheads throughout, scattered foldwear and some minor scattered moth damage with minor visible spot foundation. Scattered spot stains and light surface dirt. Reverse with even later glue residue. SIdes curling under in areas due to density of weave. Selvages with losses. Ends with minor fraying and some losses to outer guard stripes. Flexible handle, good overall condition, will enhance with cleaning and securing of ends. 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.