Antiques Roadshow

Owner Interview: Tekke "Animal Tree" Rug

Clip: Season 15 Episode 5 | 1m 29s

Alexis, who came to the San Diego ROADSHOW with a rug she found in a dumpster, reacts to learning the ca. 1800 textile, woven by the Tekke tribe in Turkmenistan, is one of the most valuable rugs ever appraised on ROADSHOW.

Aired: 01/30/11

Rating: TV-G

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