Overall measurements; 176cm across the top, 179cm across the bottom, 225cm the left hand side, 221cm the right hand side.
Dense even 2mm pile overall. Some oxidisation to the taupe colour, ground of the motifs in the field and border, especially in the top half, and centre top border motif for example. Banded flatweave at both ends, with fringing and soumakh overcasting. Original sidecords. Tension lines and warp knots visible within pile in places. Decorative rug. "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."