Overall measurements: 157cm across the top, 165cm across the bottom, 347cm the left hand side, 353cm the right hand side.
Pile varies:generally 2mm with heavily oxidised dark browns down to foundation, and partially oxidised taupes down to knotbars. Multiple lines of foldwear in each vertical border. An approximately 25cm split in right hand border approximately one fifth of the way down, with split cobbled together (needs attention), and a tuck in the lower border approximately 17cm long, cobbled together (again needs attention). Sidecords missing. Losses to corners. partial end kilims extant. Would benefit from a professional clean and conservation. A pretty design and relatively early example. "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."