Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A HERIZ CARPET, NORTHWEST PERSIA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
approximately 11 ft. 7 in. by 15 ft. 2 in.
353 cm by 462.25 cm
Partial ends, later added fringe. The edge with few original remaining areas, mostly rebinding. The pile is low throughout in general, and most areas with visible knot heads and foundation. Scattered old repairs throughout. The largest on upper ends, about 5 by 4 inches, faded. Repiling throughout, some older ones more visible and faded. Kashmir repiling and tinting throughout. Some dry and repaired slits to upper left corner. Some old moth damage on the reverse.
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.
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