Overall measurements; cm across the top, cm across the bottom, cm the left hand side, cm the right hand side.
Stretcher: 70.5cm by 47.5cm by 3cm; 2ft. 3in., 1ft. 6in., 1in.
Textile: 68cm by 46.5cm; 2ft. 2in., 1ft. 6in
Shaped fragment mounted on a natural coloured linen. Wool foundation. Pile varies from 2/3mm pile, down to knot-heads. Several holes as visible in the photograph. Red stitching used to attach it to the linen mount, all around the edges and the holes. Interesting to see the edge of inner yellow guard across the top of edge, see extra images on sothebys.com or request directly from the department. "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."