Uneven wear with some areas of near original closely sheared pile and most areas worn low to knotheads and scattered spots showing foundation in dark blue border and smaller scattered areas in field, 2 x 2 inch area of wefts exposed and other smaller areas showing wefts in central area of carpet; overcast sides; ends with binding stitch---some with losses; lower left corner most worn area; small 1 x 1 inch reweave in border; scattered tinting and repiling in lowest areas throughout.
Please note that a license may be required to export textiles, rugs and carpets of Iranian origin from the United States. Clients should enquire with the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regarding export requirements. Please check with the Carpet department if you are uncertain as to whether a lot is subject to this restriction or if you need assistance. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.