Overall measurements; 232cm across the top, 237cm across the bottom, 543cm the left hand side, 545cm the right hand side.
Pile generally low, down to knotbars and foundation. Replaced section approx 17 by 219cm vertically from the centre of the lower border, not including the lower border. There is a vertical split 23cm long extending from the middle of the lower border into the field. Re-piled areas throughout. Centre of top right quadrant there is an area of wear down to foundation, approximately 8 by 13cm, as visible from the photograph as a white/cream area. Some scattered splits and patches throughout. Original flatweaves at both ends with fringing, with losses and later areas. First hand inspection advised. A good early carpet, condition reflected in the estimate.
Additional photographs are available from the department, via firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0) 207 293 5556 "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."