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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/

  • 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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  • Very distressed mid 19th century Akstafa longrug with chajli design Good saturated colours, but definitely a restoration project or study piece, it's had ... read more
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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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  • Late 18th century Mujur in distressed condition, but with stunning colour. 69in by 53in
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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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  • 1930's Afshar bagface with a design more typical of rugs. Full pile save a small area of moth damage. Would benefit from a clean 33in ... read more
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  • Complete Baktiari/Luri tribal khorjin, great condition, good colours 52in by 37in
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  • Shirvan prayer rug, about 1870, fairly rare design. 67in by 38in This piece needs some t.l.c. missing outer guard border, and losses to pile
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  • Unusual design antique Feraghan rug. Conserved ends and selvedges, low even pile 66in by 53in
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  • Early 20th century Baktiari rug, with a strikingly bold design and good strong colours, in full pile. 86in by 59in
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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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  • 19th century Melas rug with extensive old reweaves (reflected in the price) Good saturated colours 57in by 40in
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  • Late 18th-early 19th century Konya fragment, mounted Strong saturated colours 58in by 52in
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  • Antique (c.1900?) Heriz runner Good saturated colours, except in an old reweave of the bottom border. 2ft 9in by 7ft 9in
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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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  • Antique Belouch bag pair, in original as found condition Colours good, but in desperate need of a wash and some t.l.c. Approx 140cm ... read more
    price:  £120 +shipping

  • 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)
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  • Great mid-19th century Tekke dowry rug, an unusual example using the 6-gul torba design. Great wool quality and colour 47in by 51in. Restored ... read more
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  • 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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  • Mid to late 18th century Tekke main carpet.Showing it's age (extensive re-weaves) but in a useable condition.From Mark Whiting collection 6ft 1n by ... read more
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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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  • Dated kazak prayer rug, with condition issues, washed and conserved.
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  • Antique Caucasian prayer rug, good colours, some minor tension repairs
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  • Late 18th/early 19th Giordes prayer rug, needs t.l.c. Note 3 column design, and some cotton knots 68in by 48in
    price:  Inexpensive

  • 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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  • South Caucasian saddle bag, stunning graphic, great condition, with stunning back 22in by 25in
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  • Pair of antique Gansu rugs,very low, but use-able.
    price:  Inexpensive

  • 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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  • 19th century Bergama rug, good colours, good condition for it's age, minor small repairs 47in by 53in
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  • Fine mid-nineteenth century Lenkoran fragment. The colours are particularly good in this piece, generally full pile, but patched, and the brown field is ... read more
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  • Interesting East Anatolian yastik, with old faded repairs in the middle. This piece was published in Brian Morehouses's "Yastic", no 120 Both ends ... read more
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  • Early 19th century Anatolian prayer rug, probably from the Menderes valley, mounted. a stunning village piece, generally full pile with great colour ... read more
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  • N.W.Persian Kurdish khorjin, 20in by 40in
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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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