Woolley & Wallis Salisbury has closed their specialist department for Oriental rugs, carpets and textiles.
The auction in February 2004 was the last specialist carpet and textile sale. According to Woolley & Wallis they will still sell some carpets in their antique furniture auctions.
Rugs and carpets from Woolley & Wallis former specialist rug and carpet sales were catalogued by June Barrett and Ian Bennett, former Hali editor and author of a long list of important rug books. Their online auction catalogues included the best rug photos seen on any auction site on the web.