Two (2) East TN red, white and blue cotton quilts. 1st item: East Tennessee quilt, Diamond pattern variation, hand-stitched appliqued and embroidered with red and blue calico cotton on a white ground with blue calico edging and white backing, allover diamond pattern quilting, 82" x 68-3/4", early 20th century. 2nd item: East Tennessee quilt, Irish Chain pattern, hand-stitched appliqued and embroidered with red and blue calico on a cream ground with red edging and white backing, straight line and flower pattern quilting, 85" x 68", early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Barbara Gipe, Kingsport, TN. CONDITION: Both quilts with added display strip. 1st item: Overall very good condiiton with faint stain ring near center. Fabric in good condition. 2nd item: Overall very good condition with few small stains. largest approx. 1" L near one corner and some fading to red fabric.
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