Meet the Experts

Meet the Experts with Ellen Amirkhan

Ellen Amirkhan, President of Oriental Rug Cleaning Co. in Dallas, Texas


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About Our Expert, Ellen Amirkhan.

Ellen Amirkhan

Ellen Amirkhan is a graduate of Texas Woman’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree and Southern Methodist University with a Master of Liberal Arts degree. She is President of Oriental Rug Cleaning Co., Inc., in Dallas, Texas, a business started by her grandfather in 1911 that specializes in cleaning, repairing, appraising, and selling oriental rugs.

A past president of the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR) – now the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) – Ellen develops and teaches oriental rug schools for the International Society of Appraisers (ISA) and other recognized groups across the United States and England and is a co-developer of the Master Rug Cleaner Program. In addition, she consults and serves as an expert witness for the legal profession.

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