A KHAMSEH RUG, SOUTHWEST PERSIA
approximately 193 by 134cm; 6ft. 4in., 4ft. 5in.
(Rug is upside down in printed catalogue and correct online). Very good condition overall, generally even 2 mm pile, light wear in centre, original banded polychrome side cords and original flatweave at ends with running stitch decoration, knotted fringing at top, fringed at lower end. Glorious colour. Very pretty.
"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.
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