Overall measurements; 136cm across the top, 137cm across the bottom, 204cm the left hand side, 203cm the right hand side.
In very good condition. Pile an even closely sheared 3mm, near original depth. Unusual multi-coloured silk fringing, some minor losses to fringe tails at lower end. Flatwoven end finishes at upper end. No losses to silk pile. Original sidecords.
A very unusual and finely woven Mashad silk rug in near mint condition. "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."