Detailed measurements: 216cm across the top; 218cm across the bottom; 567cm on the left hand side; 565cm on the right hand side.
Pile generally good for age, variable from 4mm down to 2mm, with localised areas of wear to knotheads. focused in the areas of slightly lighter blue abrash in the field; slight oxidisation to the taupe colour in the palmette edges and some trees. Scattered repiling and small reweaves, commensurate with age. Outer guard stripes partially rebuilt, and section of upper border on right hand side approximately 10cm square rewoven, new side cords. Very attractive colouring and design, an elegant carpet. "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."