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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/

  • Tibetan wangden seating mat.33" by 34"
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  • Silk prayer rug (Tabriz?) Old repairs need some attention.
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  • Konagend rug. All colours good, some corrosion to blacks, in need of a clean and tidy-up. 40in by 33in
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  • Late 19th century yastic, good colours. Losses to both ends 36" by 23"
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  • Early 20th century Quashgai,76" by 52" Classic design, reselvedged. Low pile in some areas, hence bargain price
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  • Late 19th century belouch, non-typical design. Colours good, blacks corroded to the foundation in places.85" by 45"
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  • Tibetan rug with tigers and peacocks 64in by 33in
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  • Battered Kurdish (?) fragment. Good colours, good design, but could use a bath 55in by 35in
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  • Battered late 19th century Afshar bag. Good colurs, but in a distressed state. Needs some tlc 34in by 24in
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  • Chinese painted kossu panel, mounted, in delicate condition. 70cm by 47cm
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  • Syrian mixed technique weaving. All colours good, no run or tip fading. 107cm by 116cm, plus tassles. Good condition, some minor staining.
    price:  Inexpensive

  • 19th century gillet Persienne fragment, mounted on linen. Condition a little threadbare, so inexpensive. 45cm by 50cm
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  • Strong and unusual Shoowa raffia velvet
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  • Shoowa raffia weaving 125cm by 52cm
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Interesting Shoowa raffia velvet 68cm by 62cm
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  • Older Shoowa raffia velvet, unusual handle. 70cm by 55cm
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Large dated rollaken, some repair needed. 170cm by 105cm
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Shoowa raffia velvet, striking graphic. 59cm by 67cm
    price:  £40 plus shipping

  • Antique Karabagh kelleh, worn and tatty round the edges, but a good look. Note one small hole, and a larger bodged repair. 420cm by
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  • Congo raffia skirt 60cm by 180cm
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Shoowa raffia velvet square 65cm by 63cm

  • Congo raffia skirt (ntshak) 70cm by 170cm
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  • Late 19th - early 20th century Afshar mafrash panel Gorgeous natural saturated colours, in full pile. Some small old repairs (see pics for ... read more
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  • Classic design Afshar, early 20th century. Good original condition, full pile, original kelim ends and selvedges. 76in by 58in
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  • Late 19th century Kamseh rug, full pile, ends and selvedges fine, colours good.75in by 59in
    price:  Sold

  • Mid to late 19th century Ersari engsi. Stunning colours, in generally full pile save where shown in photographs. Some old repairs need ... read more
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  • Stunning late 19th century Bergama. Colours good.72in by 52in Full pile, some small areas of invisible reweaves to field, restoration to ends and
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  • Pair of Yomut torbas, late 19th century. Colours good, no tip-fade or colour run. Each approximately 17in by 43in
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  • Late 19th - early 20th century central Anatolian prayer rug in great condition. Some corrosion to the browns, all colours free from ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • Early 20th century minimalist Monastir prayer rug in great condition. Some minimal repairs/restoration to ends needed, colours seem natural (no tip-fading or ... read more
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  • Dated Belouch prayer rug, sculpted pile worn in places, but good condition for it's age. 58in by 36in
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  • Pair of late 19th century Ersari chuvals. Stunning colours, generally full pile, some old repairs to edges and slits need attention.52in by
    price:  Priced to sell

  • Pair of Quashgai bag-faces, 1880 to 1910, red-wefted. Good colours, full pile and good condition for their age. Ends stabilised, some selvedge ... read more
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  • Strikingly graphic Ningsia (?) mat with quirky design features. Sadly, the moths have had a fine old time. 39in by 23in
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  • Kelim mafrash, early 20th century, all colours good, great condition, one small area of re-weave 39in by 28in by 19in.
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  • Stunning Caucasian verne cover, great colours and condition 58in by 82in
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  • Kamseh bag, colours sound, full pile, save a little wear/repair in the bottom corners. 47in by 25in
    price:  Inexpensive, feel free to ask

  • Ersari/Beshir torba, in great condition, full pile, soft handle, no colour run or tip-fading. 60in by 19in Please note the piece is rectangular, ... read more
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  • Fine late 19th century Senneh kelim, great subtle natural colours, no fading or colour-run. Great condition, a few small holes need attention. 75in ... read more
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  • South-eastern Anatolian(Malatya/Gaziantep?)cuval, with crisp and gorgeously saturated colours 70in by 44in
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  • South-eastern Anatolian kelim bag. Stunning vibrant colours. 36in by 17in

  • Great condition antique Shirvan runner, full pile, good colours. 10ft by 3ft 5in Pics taken on a gloomy overcast English afternoon,don't do justice to ... read more
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  • Shahsevan sumac mafrash side panel, great color with both madder and insect reds, highlights with metal thread.
    price:  POR

  • Late 19th century North Caucasian (Kuba, Daghestan) 56in by 39in A delightful little rug, has had very good restoration work to ends and
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  • Antique Belouch rug in full pile, great colours, lustrous wool. 79in by 41in Selvedges replaced.
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  • Late 19th century Yomut chuval, with strong saturated colours, and a great electric blue in a fun elim design. Note the unusual ... read more
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  • Late 19th-early 20th century songket, silk and metallic (gold?) thread, from Northern Malaysia. Originally a high-status fabric, worn by royalty as a ... read more
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  • Afshar bag, 31in by 24in, good colours, good condition for it's age.
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