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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/

  • Mid 19th century Tekke torba. An attractive weaving, sadly it had a moth problem in the past, hence now very reasonably priced. 49in ... read more
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  • Antique Uzbek napramach, glorious natural colours. 54in by 16in
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  • Late 19th century Ersari chuval, soft wool, good colors, but very distressed 90cm by 190cm
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  • Antique and unusual Afshar soumak sofreh. Recent barber's pole re-selvedge. Worn condition 123cm by 88cm
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  • Late 19th century throne back.Good condition, full pile, blue stands out in relief. 23in by 25in
    price:  Please ask

  • Sweet tribal bagface, graphically strong, some losses to bottom, but great wool, and good colours 17in by 18in
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  • Large antique Kordi grain bag, good colours, great condition 44in by 31in
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  • Veramin area mafrash panel, probably Osanlu 40in by 14in unusual design Great condition, a larger than normal range of good colours. Some old but ... read more
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  • Antique Veramin area mafrash panel, probably Arab 44in by 17in Great condition, saturated colours (no colour run or tip-fadeing)
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  • Antique Veramin area piled mafrash panel 13in by 37in Good condition, full pile, no "hot" colours
    price:  Please ask

  • Beadwork cache-sexe, strong graphic. 18in by 6in
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Beadwork cache-sexe 19in by 5.5in
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Tibetan rug, unusually large (6ft 6in by 4ft) in good condition. Cotton warps.
    price:  Please ask

  • Unusual 21-gul design torba 90cm by 30cm. Old repairs and some old moth damage
    price:  Sold

  • Yomud chuval, pleasingly busy, in great condition. 123cm by 76cm
    price:  Please ask

  • Small Yomud torba in great condition, no hot colours. Some minor old repairs, barely visible. 29in by 15in
    price:  Sold

  • Beshir/Ersari torba. Good colours, great condition, striking design. 17in by 59in
    price:  Please ask

  • N.W.Iran (Kurdish) small bag pair, in great condition. Colours good 27in by 11in
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  • Pair of large Jaf bags,early 20th century full pile but some condition issues reflected in price. Each about 47in by 27in
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Good Belouch rug in great condition. 78in by 40in
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Mid 19th century engsi, in distressed condition, but conserved.58in by 41in
    price:  Please ask

  • Distressed but beautiful Tekke 6-gul torba, 42in by 17in. Condition reflected in the price.
    price:  Inexpensive

  • South Persian chante bag pair. Dated. Tip-faded mauve.
    price:  Inexpensive

  • 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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  • 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

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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Strikingly graphic Ningsia (?) mat with quirky design features. Sadly, the moths have had a fine old time. 39in by 23in
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  • Stunning Caucasian verne cover, great colours and condition 58in by 82in
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  • 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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  • Shahsevan sumac mafrash side panel, great color with both madder and insect reds, highlights with metal thread.
    price:  POR

  • Antique Belouch rug in full pile, great colours, lustrous wool. 79in by 41in Selvedges replaced.
    price:  Please ask

  • 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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  • Old South Persian (?) chante bag, in great condition. White is cotton, colours free from bleed or tip-fading. 10in by 9in (23cm by
    price:  £120 plus shipping

  • Booshong raffia skirt fragment with classic graphics. 70in by 28in An older piece, some very fine weaving in sections. Some minor old stains.
    price:  Sold

  • 18th/early 19th south central Anatolian kelim, mounted and conserved. Gorgeous range of colours.11ft by 6ft
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