Overall measurements; 189cm across the top, 203cm across the bottom, 431cm the left hand side, 426cm the right hand side.
Pile 2mm and down to knot-heads and foundation is places. Some scattered old repairs in the sides. Cut and joined with strip up the centre of reweaving, the width of which is visible by looking at the border which shows the section of the design in different colour (see the bottom on the photograph in the catalogue). There are some repairs in areas overall.
The condition report is based on photograph in the catalogue which is upside down. The weave is in the opposite direction shown.
Inspection advisable, or extra photographs from firstname.lastname@example.org
"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."