Overall measurements: 146cm across the top, 144cm across the bottom, 233cm the left hand side, 239cm the right hand side.
Pile generally good to fair. Lustrous richly dyed wool, flexible handle, up to 3mm in depth but mainly varying between 1mm and knotbars (the majority of the field with knotbars just beginning to appear). Upper end banded guardstripe rewoven, and small section of the outer ivory guard, adjacent to the corner, is re-woven. Banded outer guards removed on each side and edges with later re-overcasting in navy blue wool. Lower with trimmed warp fringes and blanket stitch. Extraordinary range of colours and slightly eccentric design! "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."