Overall measurements; 327cm across the top; 325cm across the bottom, 453cm along the left hand side; 455cm along the right hand side.
Pile 1cm pile overall. Some surface stains, especially top right quadrant. There are various splits around the edges, especially in the two lower corners and also to the edges on the left and right side. Some clear splits as hessian tape is no longer attached, and therefore these splits are not secure. There are further horizontal splits in the centre of the main field, left side (approx. 23cm long), together with an area exposed to foundation and with a large hole (approx. 9 by 4cm). Further horizontal splits in other areas of the main field. In need of attention and would benefit from a clean. Viewing is recommended. With bold design and colouration with the very strident black motifs against a subdued mustard ground, from an established Spanish workshop, famed for it Savonnerie style carpets. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."