Antiques Roadshow

Appraisal: American Hook Rug, ca. 1920

Clip: Special | 2m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

Watch James A. Ffrench appraise an American hook rug from around 1920 in Newport, Part 1.

Aired: 01/17/20

Rating: TV-G

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