How Much is my Antique Rug Worth?
It was just one of those things you never thought much of growing up, but it was always there — quietly serving your family through the years. Your mother’s antique rug was the centerpiece of her collection. It was the gathering spot for many holidays. It was your favorite place to play with your dolls. It protected your child as he learned to walk.
Now this beautiful antique rug is part of your family. It’s important to find an appraiser you trust for the task of evaluating your treasured heirloom.
Our experts offer a combined 90 years of experience and knowledge with handmade Persian & Oriental rugs of all varieties whether they are
antique rugs, vintage rugs, or European tapestries. Professional rug appraisals are available for a wide range of homeowner reasons whether insuring, selling, or determining the value of inherited property.
A careful evaluation process to provide an official antique rug appraisal will include a determination of:
- Country of Origin
- Size & Design
- Approximate Age
- of Pile Wear
- Materials Used
- Knot Count
- Quality of Pile
- Quality of the Dying Process
- Warp and Weft
- Spinning Technique
- Current Market Supply and Demand
As you know, evaluating an antique rug is a complex procedure
with several factors weighing heavily into the final cost appraisal. Supply and demand is ultimately the deciding factor as lifestyle and design trends change rather rapidly.
Should I get Insurance on my Antique Rug?
It is vital to have your antique rug appraised by a well-informed
Persian & Oriental rug expert. There are several trusted professional rug appraisers in Dallas. RenCollection is one. A written appraisal will establish the value of your antique rug for insurance purposes. Always check with your insurance company for the best way to insure your rugs and what documentation will need to be presented.
Rugs fill our lives with beauty. From the contemporary to the traditional, these works of art have a way of giving us a foundation that grounds us, soothes our souls, and warms our homes.