Overall measurements: 162cm across the top, 159cm across the bottom, 206cm the left hand side, 212cm the right hand side.
Pile variable, between 6mm e.g. in the green ground ventral lower gul, to knotbars in the white ground guls. Browns heavily oxidised, particularly in the centre as visible in the image wit associated wear to foundation now with some loose warps. Sidecords with some losses, particularly on left hand side. some damage and losses to flatweave and top end and lower end missing outer guardstripe and with frayed warp fringing. Would certainly benefit from a very thorough clean and perhaps a judicious some judicious restoration/conservation. Very attractive space, colour and drawing. A lovely early example. "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."