Lenka Bashford – The Rug & Carpet Studio (Specialist Member)

The seven conservator-restorers at the Rug and Carpet Studio specialise in the preservation of antique and contemporary rugs and carpets from around the world. At their large workshops or in situ, they treat rugs and carpets from private collections to historic properties and museums

The conservators have 75 years combined experience. The conservators have achieved accolades including accreditation through The British Antique Furniture Restorers Association and The Institute of Conservation.

Clients include:

National Trust

Cambridge colleges

Numerous historic properties and museums


The studio can provide on-site assessments and arrange for handling and transportation where required.


Restoration/conservation: Our experienced conservator-restorers offer broad ranging treatment options for functional rugs and those on display, including robust repairs, support treatment and preventive advice.


The studio offers extensive cleaning from dust extraction and surface wet cleaning of functional rugs and carpets, through to intricate surface cleaning of fragile textiles. Stain removal and mould treatment are available, along with specialist full immersion cleaning for smoke, fire and flood damage. Moth treatments are also available to remove moth and carpet beetle infestations, along with guidance on monitoring systems and prevention.


The Rug & Carpet Studio offers documentation services including survey assessments, condition and treatment reports and aftercare advice



Lenka Bashford – The Rug & Carpet Studio (Specialist Member)
The Old White Hart
Long Melford
Sudbury Suffolk CO10 9HX
Phone: 01787 882214
Email: info@rugandcarpetstudio.co.uk
Url: http://www.rugandcarpetstudio.co.uk
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