Overall measurements; 156cm across the top, 163cm across the bottom, 222cm the left hand side, 223cm the right hand side.
Colours different in reality. Field is dark terracotta and not as red in hue as in the catalogue photograph. Yellow in border is a sunflower yellow in hue and not lemon yellow. Attractive colours in reality include indigo not royal blue, a medium brown and salmon pink and a hot pink.
Pile 2mm down to knotbars and foundation. Black/browns and the hot pink are oxidised. The horizontal lines are intentional 'lazy lines', Abrash visible acros the terracotta coloured field. Original flatweave ends and fringing, not overlocked, at both ends.
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