Overall measurements; 101cm across the top, 98cm across the bottom, 177cm the left hand side, 179cm the right hand side.
Pile overall 4-6mm with black/browns oxidised, minute areas of old moth damage down to foundation in the lower left corner and some further very minor examples in other areas. Original flatweave knotted fringing at both ends. Original double sidecords. Overall in remarkable condition, wonderful quality. A really exceptional example with absolutely beautiful colour. The date may read [AH] 1249 or 1269 (c1832 or 1852 AD). "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."