The illustration is accurate. The overall condition is good, fine pile carpet. There are some expected wears within the inside brown square, around the central rosace. There are traces of old restorations in place. The carpet has been cut on one side to be displayed in front a chimney piece, and the carpet has been restored to the opposite of the chimney cut (traces of an other chimney piece which has been restored). The carpet is linen. To recommend. "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."