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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 Chinese mat with pleasing graphics, and more detailed design than is typical. Good condition. 1.14m by 0.62m Visit link for more images and price ... read more
    price:  inexpensive

  • Small early 20th century Karaja rug in full pile, great condition. !.27m by 0.83m Visit link for more images and price or email me ... read more
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  • Late 19th century Yomut chuval, in very good condition. 0.80m by 1.03m Contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
    price:  £350 plus shipping

  • Early 20th century Tibetan saddle rug in good condition for its age. 1.29m by 0.62m Contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com for more pics, price etc.
    price:  £395 plus shipping

  • Strikingly graphic 19th century Eastern Anatolian runner, possibly Kurdish. Serious wear to the central field, some nitwit walked on it... 2.75m by 1.10m Contact ... read more
    price:  £275 + shipping

  • Early 20th century Turkish cicim sofreh Pleasing graphics, good condition. 1.87m by 1.26m Visit link for more images or email me at gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
    price:  sold

  • 19th century Kirsehir yastic A few small repairs, kelim ends restored 80cm by 55cm Visit link for more images and price or email me at
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  • Late 19th-early20th centusy Tibetan saddle rug in as found condition. Some areas of moth damage. 1.33m by0.65m Visit link for more images and price ... read more
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  • 19th century N.W.Persian rug, probably Kurdish/Sauj Bulag 2.17m by 1.36m. Some minor damage needs attention, but full pile and good colours. link email me ... read more
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  • 19th century Timuri carpet 2.54m by 1.73m Good condition for its age with some restoration and old repairs, reselvedged. link for more images and ... read more
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  • Antique Tibetan child's saddle rug 0.72m by 0.51m Contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com for more pics, price etc.
    price:  inexpensive

  • Antique Tibetan seating mat, with interesting colours 1.11m by 0.61m Contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com for more pics, price etc.
    price:  inexpensive

  • Early 20th century Ersari carpet in good condition, generally low pile, but useable on the floor. 2.72m by 2.26m contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
    price:  inexpensive

  • Early 19th centuey Kula rug fragment, missing outer border. Full of old repair. 1.60m by 1.15m Contact gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
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  • 18th century Mujur prayer rug in need of some t.l.c. 1.52m by 1.01m contact genedunford@gmail.com, or gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
    price:  inexpensive

  • 18th century Giordes rug. Heavily repaired in the past, the piece has been mounted 1.62m by 1.25m link for more images and price or ... read more
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  • Late 18th early 19th century Ersari carpet, in very distressed condition. 2.52m by 1.76m email me at gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com for more images
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  • Late 19th century Belouch rug, 2.05m by 1.20m Good condition for its age. email me at gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
    price:  inexpensive

  • Swedish(?)mid 20th century flatweave. 8ft by 5ft 6in Note areas of old repair, so inexpensive... email me at gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
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  • Classic three medallion late 19th century Quashgai rug, in as found condition. Some wear (tension creases)but generally full pile, with minor damage ... read more
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  • Late 18th/early 19th century Konya fragments, mounted. Mount size 2.75m by 0.90m contact me at gene@heritage-antique-rugs.com
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  • In stunning condition, this mid 19th century rug from the Meanderes Valley region retains it’s kelim ends and is in full pile. ... read more
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  • 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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  • 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 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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