Overall measurements: 247cm across the top, 247cm across the bottom, 269cm along the left side, 273cm along the right side
Exceptionally fine weave, very flexible handle.Whites are cotton. Pile generally fair, evenly low to knotbars generally through field. Spot localised areas where foundation is showing. There is some re-piling to the mauve/pink of the guls and scattered repiling in the red ground. Elem at end removed and now with trimmmed warp fringes, and now overlocked. Reasonable estimate for age and condition.
Additional photographs available from department. "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."