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Gene Dunford is a part-time dealer and full-time rug enthusiast, based in Bristol, England. Visit his website at http://www.heritage-antique-rugs.com/

  • Early 20th century Kamseh bagface. Good colours, full pile, but missing the bottom outer border. link for more images and price or email ... read more
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  • An outstanding example of a man’s shawl from Sumba, approximately 40 to 50 years old. All the iconic creatures are here, horses, lobsters, ... read more
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  • 19th century pillar rug 2.07m by 0.97m Full pile rug, the white wool has corroded noticeably to the surrounding pile. Note the Mongolian ... read more
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  • Fragment of a Konya niche rug, early 19th century (possibly older?) Mounted on linen Contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com or visit link for more images and price
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  • Large 19th century Afshar rug, with stunning graphic. The rug is low all over but useable. All colours good. 2.04m by 1.67m Contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com, ... read more
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  • Large Afshar saddle bag, c.1900, with unusual design. Very good condition. 79cm by 50cm Visit link for more images and price
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  • Early 19th century Shirvan prayer rug. Great colours, pleasing graphics, with a deep saturated red characteristic of older Caucasian pieces.Some condition ... read more
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  • Early 20th century Swedish folk art piece, 3.52m by 0.51m Great retail ready condition. Contact gene@heritage-rugs-antiques.com for price and more pics if needed
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  • Mid 19th century Eastern Anatolian longrug. 213cm by 112 cm. Beautiful but battered, a good example of a rare type, plate 94, ... read more
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  • Early to mid 19th century Tekke torba, with unusual 9 gul format. Great colour and crisp drawing, with very supple handling. Note holes ... read more
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  • Pair of N.W.Iran/South Caucasian bagfaces, dated Some condition issues, but lovely colours and graphic appeal Each 20in by 20in
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  • 19th century Beshir torba, still has plain weave back. Showing its age with wear and bits missing, but juicy colours and great design 45in ... read more
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  • Early 20th century Veramin area mafrash panel Some old repair, but otherwise good condition. Good colours 45in by 20in
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  • Antique Amu Darya region torba, ak-su design Good colours, good condition. Note Perez number 59in by 15in
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  • Antique Kurdish bagface, great colours, great condition, with an unusual and animated design 26in by 25in
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  • Antique Malatya kelim panel, good colours, good condition 139in by 34in
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  • Late 19th century Belouch balisht, good condition, some corrosion to black pile 32in by 19in
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  • Mounted Karacecli kelim fragment, early to mid 19th century. Strong saturated colours, large scale graphics 88in by 42in
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  • Late 19th century Aksaray kelim panel in good condition, strong natural dyes 112in by 29in Minor nick in border
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  • Aydenli kelim panel, early 19th century. Great colour and graphics, some small amateur repairs, brown wool corroded in several places 144in by 30in
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  • 18th century Mujur rug, with stunning colours, but showing its age. Superbly well mounted. 68in by 47in
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  • Antique Belouch prayer rug, in good condition, some black wool corrosion. 60in by 33in
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  • Early 20th century asmalyk in great condition 53in by 29in
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  • Late 19th century Belouch prayer rug, great design Re-selvedged. Several small areas of moth damage, condition reflected in the price 28in by 56in
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  • Full pile antique Jaf bagface Great colours, with small areas of grey-faded purple (fuchsine?) 40in by 34in
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  • Complete Baktiari/Luri tribal khorjin, great condition, good colours 52in by 37in
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  • Late 19th century Yuruk rug, in need of restoration. Several areas of wear to the foundation, but good pile elsewhere and a ... read more
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  • Late 18th-early 19th century Konya fragment, mounted Strong saturated colours 58in by 52in
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  • Large Beshir chuval face, mid 20th century, in mint condition. No tip fading or colour run. Approx 6ft by 4ft
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  • Mid 20th century (?) Beshir chuval. No tipfade or colour run, some very minor moth damage
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  • 19th century Belouch rug, in distressed condition. Stunning wool quality and good saturated colours, with non-typical design. 210cm by 104cm (7ft by 3ft 6in)
    price:  Sold, thanks

  • 19th century Malatya area yuruk/kurd fragment, fully conserved. Thick glossy wool in a fantastic range of saturated colours 39in wide by 57in long
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  • Battered antique Beshir torba, great design and strong natural colouring. 53in by 13in
    price:  £140 including shipping

  • Late 19th century Ersari ensi, generally good condition, some minor old repairs. Note it retains its kelim end.
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  • 18th century Ningsia rug, subtley sophisticated, but showing signs of its age 52in by 28in
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  • Antique Veramin area bag-face, with great colour and lustrous full pile. Some minor repairs.
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  • Large antique Ersari/Beshir torba, in great condition, good colours.
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  • Antique Jaf bagface, stunning subtle colours, full pile save corrosion to the black edging. 27in by 23in
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  • Smart Veramin area bagface, good dies, good condition. 20in by 19in
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Mid 19th century Antiep rug. a good example of a rare design, great wool, subtle colours. Extensive restoration to edges and ends. 210in ... read more
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  • Antique S.E.Anatolian kelim grain bag.Good saturated colours, crisp design Great colours, could do with a clean. Old village repairs visible 21in by 40in
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  • Large antique Jaf bag-face, thick lustrous pile. Great condition, great strong colours 42in by 30in
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  • Large antique Jaf bag-face, with subtly saturated natural colours and full thick pile, in great condition. 36in by 26in
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  • Large antique Jaf bag-face, quirky design, great saturated colours. Lustrous wool with some small areas of loss to brown pile 44in by 31in
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  • Late 19th century kazak longrug, worn but fun 2.60m by 1.35m
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  • Pair of large late 19th century Afshar bags, in distressed condition, with good saturated colours, and long lustrous pile. 32in by 27in
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  • Late 19th/early 20th century Kurdish Jaf bag Good range of subtle, saturated colours, in full pile 26in by 26in
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  • An unusual pair of antique N.W.Persian bags, piled front and back, recovered from use in upholstery. Some obvious areas of horrible re-piling, ... read more
    price:  Inexpensive