Overall measurements: 66cm across the top, 70cm across the bottom, 389cm along left side, 385cm along right side.
Soft lustrous wool. Generally even 4mm pile with area down to knotheads in the cream ground of central lozenge medallion. Some minor oxidisation to the taupe colour in some of motifs and including those in the cream ground lozenge medallion. Ends restored and both with later flatweave and Soumak ends . Later professionally replaced multicoloured sidecords. Vibrant colouring, with very attractive design with some charming motifs such as the figures and horses.
"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."