Rugs, Carpets & Tapestries

Next Auction

Wednesday, December 9 at 10am
Exhibition: December 5 - 8


Doyle New York offers rugs, carpets and tapestries with a broad range of estimates in sales throughout the year. Showcased are examples of Tabriz, Heriz, Mahal, Sarouk, Sultanabad, Kashan, Ouskak, Kirman, Fereghan, Senna, Ghiordes, Amrtisar, Meshed, Q’ashqa’i, Bokhara, Agra and other rugs from Asia and the Middle East, in addition to Aubusson, Savonnerie and Axminster rugs from Europe.

Rugs and carpets are offered in the sales of Important English and Continental Furniture and Decorations (three sales per year), Belle Epoque (three sales per year), American Furniture and Decorative Arts (two sales per year), and Doyle at Home (approx. nine sales per year). The semiannual Doyle+Design sales showcase Modern and Contemporary rugs, tapestries and wall hangings by and after such prominent 20th century artists as Alexander Calder, Diego Giacometti and Henri Matisse.


Our specialists are always available to discuss the sale of a single object or an entire collection. To have your property evaluated for possible consignment you may:

Submit images online

Mail photographs along with a print out of the Photo Submission Form.

Or call 212-427-2730

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Mark Topalian

Mark Topalian
Consultant Appraiser
212-427-4141, ext 244

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Mark Topalian has been a consultant appraiser in Rugs and Carpets at Doyle New York since 1994. His duties include appraising and cataloguing all rugs and carpets for estate appraisal services and auction purposes.

Mr. Topalian utilizes almost two decades of extensive training in antique and semi-antique Persian, Caucasian, Chinese and European rugs and carpets in his family's antique Oriental rug business.

He received his Bachelor of Science at Boston University, where he graduated from the School of Management in 1982. After his studies at Boston University, Mr. Topalian completed the certificate program at the New York School of Interior Design.

Mr. Topalian is a featured appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide by the PBS network.


Agra Carpet

Sold For $40,000


Manchester Kashan Carpet

Sold For $37,500


Flemish Feuilles de Choux Tapestry

Sold For $68,500


Axminster Carpet (Wilton Workshops)

Sold For $126,625


Flemish Tapestry Panel

Sold For $31,000