Overall measurements; 277cm across the top, 281cm across the bottom, 330cm the left hand side, 329cm the right hand side.
Overall in very good condition. Pile varies from 1-2mm up to 3-4mm, lower pile consistently in the dark brown areas which are partially oxidised. Dense woven glossy wool. Minor restoration to lower left hand outer red guard border. Fringes trimmed with old herringbone cotton tape to the reverse of all four edges.
A really charming carpet with beautifully balanced colour. With a design derived from the classical 'Tree' carpets of 17th century Persia. "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."