Carpets & Textiles

Our Carpets & Textiles department sell a wide variety of pieces, from antique Persian wool and silk carpets and rugs, to French aubusson needleworks and antique tapestries. Our valuers will assess the history, condition and desirability of the piece and market it to an international audience of buyers, collectors and dealers.

If you have a piece that you are interested in selling, please contact the department for a complimentary valuation.

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Online Valuation Form

Valuation

Get in touch with one of our team of trusted carpets & textiles specialists who will inspect your items, tell you a little about them and give you an auction valuation. We offer remote valuations by email, Whatsapp and video call. We can also book private appointments at one of our offices in London and Berkshire. Alternatively if you'd rather we came to you, we are happy to book Covid-safe private appointments to value your carpets & textiles in the comfort of your own home.

Sale at Auction

Once you have received your auction estimates and agreed reserves, the next step is to enter your items ready for sale. At the same time, one of our specialists will offer available sale dates and guide you through your Seller’s Agreement which includes details about your items reserves, our charges and terms and conditions. They will also be pleased to answer any other questions you may have. You can bring your carpets & textiles along to us, or we are happy to arrange collection. Leave the rest to us. Then sit back and relax, our team will take care everything else, ensuring that your items are carefully catalogued, photographed and marketed to a huge audience of prospective buyers across the globe.

Haven’t answered all of your questions?

Our team are only too pleased to guide you through the complete process and answer any questions could have. For professional and confidential advice please contact James Lees on 0207 431 9445 or by email james@dawsonsauctions.co.uk.

A large Persian kashan style wool and silk Nain carpet. Sold for £2,000.

A large Persian kashan style wool and silk Nain carpet

Sold for £2,000