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Lot 154: Important "TVA" Quilt, designed by Ruth Clement Bond Important "TVA" Quilt, designed by Ruth Clement Bond Lot 154: Important "TVA" Quilt, designed by Ruth Clement Bond

Important African American "TVA" Quilt, designed by Ruth Clement Bond and made by an unknown quilter working in the TVA dam sites at the juncture of Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee, circa 1937. The hand-stitched cotton quilt with cotton batting depicts a young black man with government-uniformed white arm on his right shoulder and a fiddle or guitar in his left hand, held by a woman whose face appears in partial profile upper right foreground and whose form is suggested by two partial curves in the foreground, right edge. The man's head is turned toward his right with his knees bent, against a background of sinking sun and light green foliage. Pale brown border with quilted vine and bud stitching and solid light orange backing. Unsigned. 81" H x 62" W. Note: This is one of five known surviving quilts in this pattern, named one of the top 100 quilts of the 20th century by judges elected from the Alliance for American Quilts, the American Quilt Study Group, the International Quilt Association, and the National Quilt Association. This lot includes a 1978 photograph of the quilt taken at "Seay-Me-Home," the vacation home of its then-owner, Maurice Seay, along with a copy of a typewritten document dated 1976 found with the quilt, describing Seay's connection to the quilt. It states this quilt was given as an expression of gratitude by workers at the Pickwick Dam Village to Maurice Seay, director of the educational program at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) dam sites during the Depression era. It was designed by Ruth Clement Bond (1904-2005), an African American educator, civic leader, and designer who "helped transform the American quilt from a utilitarian bedcovering into a work of avant-garde social commentary" (Source: The New York Times obituary of Mrs. Bond, Nov. 13, 2005 – https://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/13/obituaries/ruth-clement-bond-101-quilter-and-civic-leader-is-dead.html ). Bond accompanied her husband, Dr. J. Max Bond, to the TVA dam construction sites where he had been hired in 1934 as a personnel manager to work with the black construction workers. He was, at the time, the company's highest ranking African American official. Mrs. Bond supplied wives of the workers living at the various sites with quilt designs, many rich with symbolism, including this one, which exhibits elements reminiscent of paintings by Harlem Renaissance artist Aaron Douglas (particularly his mural series, "Aspects of Negro Life," 1934). This is one of five quilts in this particular pattern known to exist along with one smaller related textile. The smaller textile is in the collection of the Museum of Art and Design in New York, one quilt is in the Michigan State University African American quilt collection, and a second quilt is in the private collection at TVA Headquarters. The whereabouts of the other two, both documented prior to 1990 by author and quilt researcher Merikay Waldvogel, are unknown. A detailed discussion of these so-called "TVA Quilts" can be found in Waldvogel's book, "Soft Covers for Hard Times: Quiltmaking and the Great Depression" (Rutledge Hill Press, 1990). It contains information from interviews with Bond and two of the quilters, Rose Marie Thomas and Grace Tyler. All offered slightly differing titles and meanings for the quilt. Bond herself stated "The man with his banjo is full of frivolity. He is between the hand of the government [TVA] and the hand of a woman. He must choose between the government job and the life he has known…we wanted to show that he chose the TVA job. It has a hopeful message…things were getting better and the black worker had a part in it." (p. 80). Note: The Seay paperwork dated 1976 (which appears to have been compiled for an exhibit at Western Michigan University the same year) indicates this quilt was made in Northeastern Mississippi, however, the other surviving quilts all have strong ties to the Wheeler Dam construction site in North Alabama. CONDITION: Central image in very good structural condition with even fading and a 3" area of tiny scattered stains lower left; a couple of tiny areas of separation in stitching at lowermost edge of guitar and on subject's left lower leg at edge. Border with overall fading in addition to discoloration and significant color loss along lower section. Scattered smaller areas of border have barely noticeable discoloration (largest is 1"L, positioned along right edge). Documentation with this lot includes a note from this quilt's original owner, Maurice Seay, dated 1988, stating that the bottom of the quilt "was stained and faded as it hung on the north wall in the cabin." [See more photos →]

$50,400.00
Lot 60A: Exceptional Franklin, Tennessee sampler, 1836 Lot 60A: Exceptional Franklin, Tennessee sampler, 1836 Lot 60A: Exceptional Franklin, Tennessee sampler, 1836
Important Franklin, Tennessee house sampler by Mary Elizabeth Collins, April 1836. This sampler relates to a group of four documented samplers from Middle TN. The group is referred to as the “Cartouche, Wreath, and Vase Group”. This specific sampler contains nine different stitching techniques and the baskets are characteristic of Middle Tennessee samplers from the early 1830s to the late 1850s (research courtesy of Jennifer C. Core, Tennessee Sampler Survey). Condition – 5th row of letters show deterioration. Some missing linen to top right edge. Framed – 19 7/8″ height x 19 6/8″ width. Sight – 16 5/8″ height x 16 1/2″ width. Note: Sampler has been photographed and documented by the Tennessee Sampler Survey.

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$30,000.00
Lot 264: Knoxville, TN Sampler, I. Baker, 1848 Knoxville, TN Sampler, I. Baker, 1848 Lot 264: Knoxville, TN Sampler, I. Baker, 1848

Knoxville, Tennessee genealogical sampler, signed Isabella M. Baker, 1848; executed in silk needlework on linen, with floral vine border and stitched garden at lower edge; features three rows of upper case letters, one row of lower case letters and one row of numerals, plus seven geometric dividing bands, all sewn in eyelet, cross stitch and four-sided stitch. Center field contains marriage, birth and death information for Isabella’s parents, C.H. Baker and M.L. White, and family, 1831-1847. 23 3/4″ H x 24 1/2″ W unframed. Note: This sampler has been documented for the Tennessee Sampler Survey. The survey’s genealogical research found Isabella (Belle) McNutt Baker was born Oct. 30, 1836 in Knoxville, TN. Her parents were Caleb Hodnett Baker, Sr. and his second wife, Mary Lawson White. Through her mother, Isabella was the great-granddaughter of Gen. James White, the founder of Knoxville. Isabella was listed as a sophomore in the 1848-1849 catalog of the East Tennessee Female Institute, successor of the Knoxville Female Academy. As she was not listed in the catalog for 1847-48, it is not certain that she completed her sampler there. However, if she did, her embroidery teacher would have been Mrs. Mariah McAnally, wife of Rev. David R. McAnally, principal of the school. Isabella married Benjamin J. Stephenson, a druggist, in 1856 and gave birth to four children. She died in 1913 and is buried in the Old Gray Cemetery in Knoxville. (A copy of the Tennessee Sampler Survey genealogy report, including guide to initials on sampler, is available on request). Condition: Overall good condition with some fading and discoloration. 3/8″ x 1/2″ and 3/8″ x 3/8″ tears near upper right corner. CONDITION: Overall good condition with some fading and discoloration. 3/8″ x 1/2″ and 3/8″ x 3/8″ tears near upper right corner. [See more photos →]

$16,520.00
Lot 131: Tennessee Needlework House Sampler, Harriet Bryant Tennessee Needlework House Sampler, Harriet Bryant Lot 131: Tennessee Needlework House Sampler, Harriet Bryant

Middle Tennessee needlework sampler, silk on linen, signed “H.D. Bryant’s Work”, with house, tree, and basket or urn motifs. Attributed to Maury County (Culleoka), circa 1835. Wide lily or tulip and geometric outer border and an inner chain of diamond border, enclosing upper and lower case cross-stitched alphabets (lacking lower case d) and numerals, over the signature line which is executed in four-sided stitch. Dividing bands are stitched in geometric and floral motifs in cross, back, chain, and queen stitches. The lower half of the sampler is devoted to large figural motifs of a two-story house, tree with two birds, and a basket of fruit or flowers. This highly decorative sampler, worked in tones of blue, dark and light green, white and beige/gold, is similar to other Middle Tennessee samplers classified by the Tennessee Sampler Survey as the “Cartouche, Wreath and Vase Group” (see the Mary Elizabeth Collins sampler sold by this auction house in Dec. 2008). Provenance: according to the Tennessee Sampler Survey, which has documented this sampler, it was made by Harriet Daniel Bryant. Harriet was born in North Carolina to Edward Bryant and his second wife Elizabeth (Betsy) Amis. Sometime between 1818 and 1823 the family moved to the Culleoka area of Maury Co. where the sampler was made. Harriet married Archelous White in Maury County in 1841 and they had nine children. It descended in her family to the present consignor. Older but not original giltwood frame. Sight: 17″H x 17-1/2″W. Framed: 19″ H x 19-1/2″W. Condition: Overall very good condition with some light fading and discoloration but no thread or ground loss. Sampler is currently framed with an acidic background but is not glued down. The blue thread in the outer border does not continue through the lower right corner but there is no indication of thread loss. Later frame but possibly original glass. [See more photos →]

$11,600.00
Lot 659: West Tennessee Sampler, 1837, Mary Jane Russell West Tennessee Sampler, 1837, Mary Jane Russell Lot 659: West Tennessee Sampler, 1837, Mary Jane Russell

Scarce West Tennessee needlework sampler, silk on linen, by Mary Jane Russell of Brownsville TN, Haywood County, 1837, with unusually comprehensive biographical information. Multicolored border comprised of eyelet stitch on one side and cross stitched zig zag pattern on top, and cross-stitched green and white chainlink pattern on right side, enclosing 2 rows of upper case alphabets (cross and eyelet stitches), and 1 of lowercase alphabets plus 2 rows of numbers. Note: this sampler has been documented by the Tennessee Sampler Survey. It is one of only about ten documented samplers from West Tennessee, and the only known Tennessee sampler which contains the stitcher’s birthplace (Orange County, North Carolina, Feb. 3, 1825 – indicative of the migratory pattern of early Tennessee settlers as they advanced to the Western wilderness). Sampler also includes Russell’s birthdate, Feb. 3, 1825, along with her home location of Brownsville and sampler date, “Nov the 2. 1837.” According to genealogical information from the Tennessee Sampler Survey, Mary Jane Russell came from NC to Haywood County, Tennessee in 1826 with her parents, James W. Russell and Nancy Brewer. There was a Brownsville Academy in the community by 1831 (which may have been co-ed), and Mary Jane may have made her sampler there. Records obtained by the Tennessee Sampler Survey show her father fell behind on his payments there in 1833 and 1834 and was sued by the Board of Common School Commissions. Mary Jane may also have been instructed by her aunt, Mrs. W.C. Russell, who was a teacher in the county. Sometime after 1840, Mary Jane, her parents, and several siblings moved to Texas. She married Stephen Decatur Rainey there in 1847 and they had three children. She died in Harrison County, Texas in 1898 and is buried in Marshall Cemetery. A packet of genealogical information will be provided to the winning bidder on request. Old, possibly original lemon gilt molded frame. Sight: 10 3/4″ H x 17 1/2″ W. Framed: 4 3/4″ H x 21 1/2″ W. CONDITION: 3/4″ area of repair above first letter C, 1/2″ area of repair upper center edge above letter F, a few other scattered small areas of ground loss/holes, discoloration/toning and fading throughout. Sampler has not been examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

$10,880.00
Lot 181: Salem, North Carolina Theorem on Velvet, Circa 1820 Salem, North Carolina Theorem on Velvet, Circa 1820 Lot 181: Salem, North Carolina Theorem on Velvet, Circa 1820

Early 19th century schoolgirl landscape theorem on velvet, depicting a large building with bell tower set atop a hill. It and several smaller buildings overlook a river, with three men in a boat loaded with barrels sailing past. Old note taped verso reads “For Minerva Evans Hoge. Painted by Minerva French Boyd while a student at the Moravian College in Winston Salem N.C. about the year 1820 – her great-great aunt.” Later giltwood and composition molded frame with brown mat. 12″ x 16″ sight, 21″ x 24″ framed. Also included is a framed copy of an 1865 presidential pardon, granted by Andrew Johnson to another ancestor of Minerva Hoge, Joseph H. Hoge of Giles County, Virginia, for his participation in “the late rebellion against the government of the United States.” 19″ x 30″, framed. Note: upon leaving school in Salem, Minerva French married Col. Thomas Jefferson Boyd of Albemarle County, Virginia, the law partner of her brother-in-law Judge David McComas. The couple lived in Evansham, Va., and Thomas Boyd helped lay out the town which would eventually come to be called Wytheville; in fact he became known as “The Father of Wytheville” due to his civic involvement (source: the Thomas Jefferson Boyd papers, Special Collections, Louisiana State University). Thomas and Minerva had several children, including David French Boyd, who moved to Louisiana and founded Louisiana State University. (Their son Thomas Duckett Boyd also served as President of that University). The scene depicted in the theorem has not been identified. It may show a building familiar to Minerva French which no longer exists, or may have been drawn from a print of the period depicting a faraway location. Condition: Velvet is adhered to acidic paperboard stock, which has caused some overall discoloration. Scattered tiny stains and areas of wear/loss. Losses to molding on frame. [See more photos →]

$10,800.00
Lot 491: Rare 38 Floral Star American Flag Rare 38 Floral Star American Flag Lot 491: Rare 38 Floral Star American Flag

American 38-star flag, linen with printed stars arranged in an unusual floral pattern in the canton. No maker’s marks. Housed under glass in a wooden frame with gilt wood rabbet edge. Flag – 13″ H x 21 1/2″ W. Sight – 14 1/2″ H x 23″ W. Framed – 19 3/4″ H x 28 1/4″ W. Late 19th century. Provenance: Private Crossville, TN collection. Note: Letter in which Jeffrey Kenneth Kohn, M.D., Elkins Park, PA, the original dealer of the flag, writes to the consignor describing the rarity of the flag, stating that “I have never before seen this configuration of 4 clusters of 8 stars between, all encirling a star within a star. There is nothing like it in the Mastai book but if you have the Sotheby’s Mastai Auction catalog there is a similar larger sewn flag that has just 4 clusters of stars but no ‘star within a star'” included in the photos. CONDITION: Overall good condition. 1 1/4″ area of loss, top left of canton. Holes, largest 1/2″, surface of flag. 1/2″ x 1/2″ area of repair, lower center of flag. [See more photos →]

$10,240.00
Lot 496: Civil War era Confederate Parade Flag Civil War era Confederate Parade Flag Lot 496: Civil War era Confederate Parade Flag

Civil War era Confederate first national parade flag, consisting of 7 applied nine pointed paper stars in the canton on silk ground. Includes wooden parade stick with sewn loop for stick to edge of flag closest to canton. Flag – 5 3/4″ H x 10 1/4″ W. Parade stick – 14 7/8″ L. Provenance: Private Ringgold, Georgia collection; among items purchased in the 1960’s from the old location of the A. P. Stewart Chapter of the UDC (United Daughters of the Confederacy), formerly the Nathan Bedford Forrest UCV (United Confederate Veterans) home, St. Elmo, Chattanooga, TN. CONDITION: Fragile condition with foxing spots, dampstaining, to be expected from age. Areas of loss, largest 2″ H x 1/2″, to white center bar. Total of five stars not present to canton on either side of flag. [See more photos →]

$8,960.00
Lot 591: Tennessee Sampler, Henley Family, Knox County Tennessee Sampler, Henley Family, Knox County Lot 591: Tennessee Sampler, Henley Family, Knox County

Tennessee needlework Family Register sampler, worked 1830 by Elizabeth M. Henley at the Knoxville Female Academy. Elizabeth Henley, granddaughter of Revolutionary War hero Col. David Henley, married Barclay McGhee, grandson of Knoxville settler and politician Col. Charles McClung. Silk on linen sampler with wide floral border, partially unfinished, with zig zag design satin stitch edging in contrasting light and dark threads, enclosing three rows of cross-stitched alphabet, the date 1830 and a row of numbers, over a bud and heart-with-cross motif band, over two verses: “Teach me to feel another’s woe/To hide the fault I see/that Mercy to others show /that mercy show to me” and “When age shall steal on me and youth is no more/and the moralist Time shakes his glass at my door/What charm in lost beauty or wealth shall find/my treasure my wealth is a sweet peace of mind”. Below the side by side verses is Elizabeth M. Henley’s signature and a family register with names and birth dates of her father, Arthur H. Henley, born Nov. 15, 1782; mother Ann E. Henley born Sept. 29, 1798, and siblings and/or possibly cousins: Sally H. Henley, born Feb. 20, 1816; David Henley, born Oct. 5, 1816; Mary K. Henley born Nov. 16, 1820; Alexander S. Henley born Nov. 15, 1822; and Mildred W. Henley (no birth date stated). Housed under glass in an early 20th century stained molded wood frame. 17 1/2″ H x 21 3/4″ W sight; 19 1/2″ H x 23 3/4″ W framed. Note: This sampler has been documented by the Tennessee Sampler Survey ( a copy of this report will accompany the sampler). Elizabeth Henley was born 1819 in Monroe County, Tennesssee to Arthur and Ann Henley. Her grandfather on her father’s side, David Henley, was a Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary War, who served as George Washington’s intelligence chief and prisoner of war commandant. He later served as the Agent for the United States War Department for the Southwest Territory (later Tennessee) in the 1790s. Elizabeth’s name appears in the Knoxville Female Academy catalog for 1831 along with that of her sister Mary, and may have been worked while she was attending this school in Knox County, or at the Bolivar Academy in Madisonville, Monroe Co. as it bears a resemblence to other samplers made there at that time, according to the Tennessee Sampler Survey. Sadly, Elizabeth did not live long enough to reach the old age to which she alluded in her verse. She married Barclay McGhee in 1843 and died the following year at the age of 25, twelve days after the birth of their daughter. Barclay McGhee was the son of John Charles McGhee and Elizabeth Betsy Jones McClung McGhee (daughter of Knoxville settler and surveyor Colonel Charles McClung (1761-1835); he also was known as the master of land his family owned on the prehistoric Native American site in Monroe County called Toqua. Three years after Elizabeth’s death, Barclay married her sister Mary (whose name appears on the sampler). In 1856, at the age of 32, Barclay was found dead in a Chattanooga hotel room with a slit throat! Period accounts leave it unclear as to whether his wounds were self inflicted or the result of a deadly feud with a neighbor. Provenance: The Living Estate of Elizabeth Johnston Davidson Frierson, Knoxville, TN. CONDITION: Sampler has not been fully removed from frame but appears glued to cardboard backing. Overall discoloration to ground and fading to thread. Two significant areas of staining, 2″ diameter center right and 4″ diameter center left, other scattered minor spots of darker discoloration throughout. No apparent holes or significant losses, although the names Alexander and Mildred appear to have possibly been reinforced with darker thread or added later. [See more photos →]

$7,200.00
Lot 165: Tennessee Needlework Sampler 1839, Roxana McGee Tennessee Needlework Sampler 1839, Roxana McGee Lot 165: Tennessee Needlework Sampler 1839, Roxana McGee

Franklin / Williamson County, TN silk-on-linen needlework sampler by Roxana McGee. Worked in cream, light and dark green, yellow, black, brown and red silk threads in a variety of stitches including cross, chain, eyelet and satin. Floral garland border on three sides surrounding seven text registers, including 5 alphabetic bands above the identifying register, “Roxana M’Gee’s sampler/Franklin, Tenn august, 1839,” and a verse: “May I govern my passions with absolute sway/ And grow wiser and better as life wears away”. Below is a central vase of fruit flanked on either side by wreaths, dated “1793” and “1799”. Later stained wood frame. Sight – 16″ H x 16 1/4″ W. Framed – 20 5/8″ H x 21″ W. Note: This sampler has been documented by the Tennessee Sampler Survey, which attributes it to the “Vase and Cartouche” group of Middle Tennessee samplers. Roxana’s grandfather was Rev. John McGee who owned a large land grant near Henpeck Lane, south of Carnton Plantation (Williamson County, TN). His home, Mendenhall, still stands. Roxana’s father was a physician who died young leaving her mother with six children in 1832. Roxana (B. circa 1825) married William Cole (B. circa 1813 in NC) in Williamson County in 1842. Shortly after marrying, they moved to Tippah County, Missouri and later to Pueblo, Colorado. Illustrated “19th Century Williamson County Samplers: Emerging Research” by Jennifer Core, Williamson County Historical Journal, No. 43, 2012 (pp. 26-27). Provenance: Private Tennessee collection; Christie’s New York auction of Important American Furniture, Folk Art and Decorative Arts (Mr. J. Hays, sale #7980), Oct. 21, 1994, Lot #4; the collection of Katherine Prentiss Murphy. Condition: Overall very good condition with some light overall background discoloration and thread fading, archival framing under UV-resistant glass. [See more photos →]

$7,020.00
Lot 57: East Tennessee sampler, Minerva Carmack 1845 East Tennessee sampler, Minerva Carmack 1845 Lot 57: East Tennessee sampler, Minerva Carmack 1845

East Tennessee house and alphabet sampler by Minerva E. Carmack, 1845. Alphabet with house design. Wear to the middle of sample where it may have been folded. Small hole, approx. 1/4″ to center. Some wear to outer middle margins. Sampler has been glued down on paper board. Sight 11″x 14″, framed 18 5/8″ H x 15 5/8″ W. Circa 1845. This sampler was recently documented by Jennifer Core and Janet Hasson of the Tennessee Sampler Survey, Nashville, TN. Minerva Carmack was born February 15, 1828 in Hawkins County and died February 16, 1906 and was buried at the Watterson Cemetery, Stanley Valley Road, Hawkins Co., TN. Minerva married Edward Watterson about 1846 (no record found) and had ten children. They resided in the Stoney Point area of Hawkins County. Minerva may have been the third child of Cornelius Carmack, a founder of Hawkins Co. Of the thirty East Tennessee samplers documented in the Tennessee Sampler Survey, five are from Hawkins County. Of these five Hawkins Co. samplers, four have houses in the design. [See more photos →]

$6,720.00
Lot 638: Kentucky 1832 House Sampler, Eliza Pearson Kentucky 1832 House Sampler, Eliza Pearson Lot 638: Kentucky 1832 House Sampler, Eliza Pearson

Kentucky Needlework Sampler stitched by Eliza Pearson and dated 1832, silk on coarse weave linen in colors of red, navy blue, green, brown/tan and ivory. “Eliza Pearson Aged 9 1832” stitched into 5 rows of alphabets and numbers, each row separated by a band of cross stitch in colorful and decorative motifs, over a verse: “O God permit thy gracious name to stand as the first ephod (sic for “effort”) of a female hand/And while her hand doth on the canvass move engage her youthful heart to seek thy love”. Large red multiple story house at lower center, flanked by urns of flowers; plain cross stitched border. Housed in a period wide ogee molded stained wood frame with gilt rabbet edge having a framing label verso for The Art Shop, Louisville, KY. 15″ x 11 3/4″ sight, 23″ x 20″ framed. Accompanied by a packet of genealogical information for Eliza A. Pearson, b. 1823 in Nelson County, KY (in an area which later became part of Hardin County). She married William Franklin in 1852 and had at least three children. She died in 1912 in Nelson County. CONDITION: Most colors remain bright, with some fading to tans and greens, 1/4″ area of ground loss at center possibly affecting the W in “While”, some small losses to various navy blue lettering on verse, overall ground discoloration. Frame has original surface with 1/2″ spots of veneer loss at each lower corner. Not examined out of frame. [See more photos →]

$6,144.00
Lot 646: Gee’s Bend Quilt, Bettie B. Seltzer Gee’s Bend Quilt, Bettie B. Seltzer Lot 646: Gee’s Bend Quilt, Bettie B. Seltzer

Gee’s Bend Alabama pieced quilt by Bettie Bendolph Seltzer (1939 – 2017), house-top pattern variation stitched in bright colors including yellow, red, purple, aqua and green. Signed en verso to one corner “Bettie B. Seltzer” and additionally stamped “Gee’s Bend Quilters Collective”. 86 1/4″ x 84 1/2″. Alabama, 20th century. CONDITION: Excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$5,632.00
Lot 155: Exhibited African-American Schoolhouse Quilt Exhibited African-American Schoolhouse Quilt Lot 155: Exhibited African-American Schoolhouse Quilt

Southern African-American quilt, attributed to Margaret or Lema Carr of Rogersville, Tennessee, recently exhibited at Colonial Williamsburg. This quilt displays an ingenious and unique design by incorporating the traditional Schoolhouse pattern with a semi-abstract Tree of Life motif, using hand-stitched pieced and appliqued cotton and synthetic fabrics. Eight rectangular panels enclose multicolored schoolhouses with beads representing door knobs and embroidered flowers, facing each other; the “roofs” and panel borders are joined by a central green vertical “tree trunk” to become its limbs, with all enclosed within a mauve border. Off white cotton backing. 78 1/2″ x 63 1/2″. Early to mid 20th century. Provenance: According to family tradition, Margaret Carr (born ca. 1909), an African-American schoolteacher from Rogersville, Tennessee, made the quilt or inherited it from her mother. Margaret appears in the 1940 United States census from Hawkins County, Tennessee when she was 31 years old and living on North Church Street with her parents George and Lema Carr. Although she had completed four years of college, Margaret was working as a cook in a private home at the time of that census. Margaret also taught at Swift University in Rogersville, Tennessee. She remained single until at least 1971, when the local Rogersville Review newspaper reported that Miss Margaret Carr hosted a meeting of the Woman’s Home and Foreign Missionary Society of Russell Chapel Church at her home on Church Street. Russell Chapel was an African Methodist Episcopal Church. (source: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). Provenance: the collection of Mary Jo Case, Kingsport, Tennessee. Exhibited, “A Century of African-American Quilts,” McCarl Gallery of the Art Museums at Colonial Williamsburg, February, 2017, to June of 2018. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Scattered areas of staining/discoloration. 3/8″ area of shattering, top right. Two schoolhouses, second from top on right and bottom on left, are missing doorknob beads. Velcro band for display across top of quilt backing. [See more photos →]

$5,600.00
Lot 290: Rare Maury Co. TN Figural Sampler Rare Maury Co. TN Figural Sampler Lot 290: Rare Maury Co. TN Figural Sampler

Important Maury County, Tennessee needlework sampler, silk on linen, signed Margaret A. Reaves and dated 1830. Sampler features a floral border enclosing 3 alphabets and 1 row of numbers, over a double tombstone panel center. At left are stitched figures of a man and woman in fine clothing, in profile on either side a tree with bird perched in its branches. At right is an urn of flowers. Below is a stitched verse, “Here orange trees with blooms and pendants shine / and vernal honours to their autum join / exceed their promise in the ripend store / yet in the rising blossoms promise more / State of Tennessee Maury County / Margaret A. Reaves sampler 1830″. Sampler has been stitched to a tan mat and framed under glass. Sampler: 13″ x 10 1/4″; later giltwood frame: 16 1/2″ x 14”. Sampler has been documented by the Tennessee Sampler Survey, which noted “This elaborate sampler is unique among Tennessee samplers for its mastery of difficult stitches and unusual couple and tree motif. Margaret’s expert stitching included cross, cross over one, bullion knot, buttonhole wheel, eyelet, four-sided, hem, pattern darning, queen, rice, satin, and stem.” A genealogy report accompanies the sampler, and additional genealogy information is included on the back of the frame. Exhibited, “Middle Tennessee Samplers: This My Name Shall Ever Have,” Polk Presidential Hall, Dec. 17-April 10, 2011. Private Middle Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Overall fading; staining to lower 1/3 of sampler; about a half dozen small holes to right side of sampler along border and next to the date 1830 (largest is 3/4″L). Possible old thread repair to lowermost row of stitches (below the word County). Sampler is not glued down. [See more photos →]

$5,192.00
Lot 46: Signed and dated 1827 Tennessee Sampler Signed and dated 1827 Tennessee Sampler Lot 46: Signed and dated 1827 Tennessee Sampler

Rare and relatively early Tennessee needlework sampler, silk on linen, signed Margaret D. Robinson, “Aprile th 14″ (sic), 1827. Wide floral border enclosing three upper case alphabets rendered in four-sided stitch, eyelet stitch, and cross stitch plus a lower case alphabet in cross stitch, a row of numbers and 9 geometric dividing bands. Later molded oak frame. This sampler has been documented by the Tennessee Sampler Survey as part of the Green and Pink Group of samplers made in the area of Sumner, Smith, DeKalb, and Wilson Counties in Middle Tennessee. Provenance: The consignor purchased the sampler at the estate sale of Dorothy Wilson Robinson Clark on May 31, 1986 in McMinnville, Warren Co., TN. The sampler descended in the family of Dorothy’s first husband, Alton Robinson (born in DeKalb County). A copy of the full TSS report and genealogical information will be made available to the winning bidder. 15 -1/2″ x 17-1/4″ sight, 18″ x 20” framed. Condition: Sampler is stitched (not glued) to cardboard backing. Overall good condition with general fading and discoloration, water stain in lower right hand corner. No holes but a small possible area of very early repair on the eyelet alphabet [See more photos →]

$3,944.00
Lot 741: Antique Turkish Oushak Carpet Antique Turkish Oushak Carpet Lot 741: Antique Turkish Oushak Carpet

Antique Turkish Oushak carpet, 11'6" x 10'2", late 19th century, wool on cotton, center medallion of celadon green and ivory, salmon primary field with vine decoration, yellow spandrels, celadon green primary border, secondary colors of cream, yellows and pinks. Turkish, late 19th century. Provenance: Atlanta, GA collection. CONDITION: General wear. One knot loose near center medallion. 1 1/4" x 1 1/2" surface stain inside green border near one corner. [See more photos →]

$3,480.00
Lot 403: Large Navajo Ganado Rug Large Navajo Ganado Rug Lot 403: Large Navajo Ganado Rug

Large Navajo Ganado rug having a double terraced diamond central design on a red field with zigzags and other geometric shapes on the inner border. 116 1/2″ L X 72″ W. Mid 20th century. Condition: Some brown staining, primarily to one corner and some in the center. A few slight areas of color run to brown color. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00
Lot 696: Room Size Persian Kirman Rug, Signed Room Size Persian Kirman Rug, Signed Lot 696: Room Size Persian Kirman Rug, Signed

Persian Kirman or Kerman, Lavar design carpet, wool on cotton. Central cream floral medallion field with a 16 pointed medallion surrounding two 8 point star medallions to the interior, surrounded by five concentric floral borders, in colors of blue, pink, cranberry and cream. Signed within a cartouche central lower border. 146" x 100" or 16'3' x 8'3". Late 19th century. CONDITION: Areas of wear primarily to one end along long sides and to center. One area of tearing and heavy wear to margin of one side. Losses to the fringe. Color run from blue areas, around flowers. [See more photos →]

$2,520.00
Lot 662: Navajo Rug, Crystal Storm, 9’5" x 5’5" Navajo Rug, Crystal Storm, 9’5" x 5’5" Lot 662: Navajo Rug, Crystal Storm, 9’5" x 5’5"

Navajo rug, Crystal Storm pattern rug, 115″ x 66″, woven in colors of red, gold, ivory, beige and brown, center geometric design with whirling logs at corners and border of water beetles. 9’5″ x 5’5″. Second quarter of the 20th century. Provenance: Private Oak Ridge, TN estate. CONDITION: Recently professionally cleaned. Minor fraying on one side, 2″ L. [See more photos →]

$2,520.00
Lot 700: Chanel Kelly Top Handle Turquoise Bag, Medium Chanel Kelly Top Handle Turquoise Bag, Medium Lot 700: Chanel Kelly Top Handle Turquoise Bag, Medium

Chanel Kelly single flap caviar quilted turquoise lambskin leather bag, medium, including matching top handle, exterior back slip pocket, and 24K gold plated hardware. Single flap and frontal CC turn-lock closure opens to a turquoise leather interior with stitched double "C" logo, zipper pocket, and "CHANEL (registered)" stamped to slip pocket, "MADE IN FRANCE" stamped opposite side of main interior pocket. Hologram sticker reads: 4850851, lower left of main interior pocket. Includes Chanel box, authentication card, care booklet, and retail tag. 6" H 10" W x 3 3/4" D. Overall with handle – 9 3/4" H. Serial number corresponds to years 1996-1997. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: Gently used condition with light wear to interior. Areas of brown residue, largest 1/4", bottom of handle. [See more photos →]

$2,176.00
Lot 653: Antique Kurdish Hamadan Runner, 12'4" x 3'3" Antique Kurdish Hamadan Runner, 12'4" x 3'3" Lot 653: Antique Kurdish Hamadan Runner, 12'4" x 3'3"

Antique Kurdish Hamadan runner, 149" x 40", wool on wool, center medallion and eight secondary medallions, ivory primary border, colors of dark blue, red, rose, medium blue, brown, yellow, ivory, and green. Early 20th century. Provenance: the collection of Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Slaymaker, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Approximately 11 areas of crease wear measuring 2" to 6-1/2" long. Low pile mainly in center field, some to warp and weft. Some reinforcement to sides. [See more photos →]

$2,040.00
Lot 697:  Persian Tabriz Carpet, 13.3" x 9.5" Persian Tabriz Carpet, 13.3" x 9.5" Lot 697:  Persian Tabriz Carpet, 13.3" x 9.5"

Large Antique Persian Tabriz carpet, wool on cotton. Large central shaped medallion with foliate and vine designs within three concentric borders. Ivory ground with secondary colors of pink, salmon, green, blue, and rust. 1st Quarter 20th century. Provenance: Private Nashville, TN collection. CONDITION: Overall general use wear. Losses to fringe and edge, especially to one end and general wear and losses to long side edges. No holes or tears noted. [See more photos →]

$1,920.00
Lot 738: Large 18th Century Flemish Tapestry Large 18th Century Flemish Tapestry Lot 738: Large 18th Century Flemish Tapestry

Vertical wool tapestry depicting large lush trees and vegetation framing bridge in waterscape at lower section and castle and mountain range at center. Main border woven with figures, swags and scrollwork. Tapestry and main border woven in shades of green, blue, gold, red and brown. Two newer narrow outer borders of cream and blue and newer linen backing with rings for display. 123 3/4" x 58" (10'3" x 4'8"). Flemish, late 18th century. Provenance: The Estate of Judith E. Crosland, Knoxville, TN. CONDITION: Some fading, patches, wear and repairs throughout. Note areas to right of bridge, background above mountain range, inner diaper border, and blue patches to main border. Please examine photos. [See more photos →]

$1,920.00
Lot 707: 5 Chanel Designer Items, incl. Leather Jacket 5 Chanel Designer Items, incl. Leather Jacket Lot 707: 5 Chanel Designer Items, incl. Leather Jacket

Five (5) Chanel designer clothing items, including one (1) leather jacket, two (2) piece denim skirt set, one (1) white trench coat, and one (1) white midi skirt. 1st item: Black quilted leather and multicolor wool boucle jacket, two single flap side pockets and breast pockets with gold tone double "C" logo button closures, four buttons to front, black silk double "C" logo interior lining, black fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo sewn to neck. Made in Europe, size unspecified. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) piece hot pink denim jacket and pencil skirt set. Jacket with pink grosgrain trim to collar, under arm seams, cuffs, hem, and button holes, two single flap side pockets and breast pockets with gold tone double "C" logo button closures, four buttons to front, two buttons to cuffs, unlined, white fabric "CHANEL" label with double "C" logo sewn to neck. Skirt with pink grosgrain trim to waistband and side seams, two slip side pockets, back zipper with gold tone double "C" logo button closure and later silver tone clasp, unlined, white fabric "CHANEL" label with double "C" logo sewn to waistband, frayed hem. Made in Europe, size unspecified. 4th item: White fabric double breasted trench coat, two side pockets with gold tone "CHANEL 31 RUE CAMBON PARIS" with double "C" logo button closures, four buttons to front, one button to collar, white fabric interior lining, white fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo and size "38" labels sewn to neck, two extra buttons sewn to hem, includes Chanel double "C" logo hanger. Made in Europe, size 38. 5th item: White fabric a-line midi skirt, two side pockets with gold tone "COCO CHANEL PARIS FRANCE" with profile of Coco Chanel button closures, side zipper and double hook clasps, unlined, white fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo sewn to waistband, extra button sewn to hem. Made in Europe, size unspecified. All items circa 1980's. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: All items in gently used condition. 1st item: Surface scuffs to leather. 2nd-3rd items: Size and information labels have been removed. 4th item: Gently used condition with surface stains, largest 1 1/2" x 1 1/2", primarily to interior. Information label has been removed. 5th item: Gently used condition with inconspicuous surface stains, largest 1 1/4". Size and information labels have been removed, loose threads to remaining tag. [See more photos →]

$1,920.00
Lot 702: 5 Nancy Gonzalez Handbags 5 Nancy Gonzalez Handbags Lot 702: 5 Nancy Gonzalez Handbags

Five (5) Nancy Gonzalez designer purses. 1st item: Red crocodile skin and woven textile satchel bag with double ring handles, coral shaped fringe, and gold tone hardware. Hidden magnetic tab closureopens to a tan suede lined interior, two red crocodile labels stamped"NANCY GONZALEZ COLOMBIA NEW YORK" and "GENUINE CROCODILE MADE IN COLUMBIA" and small slip pocket sewn to side zip pocket,both with red crocodile trim, zipper pull. Includes dust bag. 7 1/4" H x 11 3/4" W x 6 1/4" D. Overall with handles – 9 3/4" H. 2nd item:Dark burgundycrocodile skin shoulderbag with two woven straps, exterior slip pockets with hidden magnetic closure, gold tone hardware. Zip top opens to a burgundy suede lined interior, two burgundy crocodile labels stamped"NANCY GONZALEZ COLOMBIA NEW YORK" and "GENUINE CROCODILE MADE IN COLUMBIA" and small slip pocket sewn to side zip pocket,both with burgundy crocodile trim, both zippers with burgundy crocodile pulls. Includes a Meredith Wendell dust bag (too small for bag). 9" H x 11 1/2" W x 41/2" D. Overall with straps – 17 1/2" H. 3rd item: Yellow crocodile skin and woven textile satchel tote bag with two straps and gold tone hardware. Toggle clasp opens to a tan suede lined interior with two main compartments and a central zip pocket, two tan leather labels stamped"NANCY GONZALEZ COLOMBIA NEW YORK" and "GENUINE CROCODILE MADE IN COLUMBIA" sewn to side zip pocket, both with yellow crocodile trim and zipper pulls. Includes dust bag. 9 1/4" H x 11 3/4" W x 5 1/4" D. Overall with straps – 16 1/2" H. 4th item: Brown crocodile skin and woven textile satchel tote bag with two straps and gold tone hardware. Toggle clasp opens to a yellow suede lined interior with two main compartments and a central zip pocket, two brown leather labels stamped"NANCY GONZALEZ COLOMBIA NEW YORK" and "GENUINE CROCODILE MADE IN COLUMBIA" sewn above side zip pocket, both with brown crocodile zipper pulls. 7 1/2" H x 10 1/4" W x 5 3/4" D. Overall with straps – 13 1/4" H. 5th item: Silver metallic woven textile and white crocodile skin tote bag with two rolled top handles, exterior applied decoration of a palm frond, gold tone hardware. Hidden magnetic closure opens to a light purple suede lined interiortwo light purpleleather labels stamped"NANCY GONZALEZ COLOMBIA NEW YORK" and "GENUINE CROCODILE MADE IN COLUMBIA" and small slip pocket sewn to side zip pocket,both with white crocodile trim, zipper with white crocodile pull, three slip pockets to opposite side. 10 4/8" H x 14 1/4" W x 4 1/2" D. Overall with handles – 15" H. All items late 20th/early 21st century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st-2nd items: Gently used condition with minor surface stains to interior. 3rd item: Gently used condition with surface and ink stains, largest 2", to interior. 4th item: Gently used condition with minor surface stains to interior. 5th item: Gently used condition with minor surface stains to exterior. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00
Lot 344: 1744 Needlework sampler with Adam and Eve 1744 Needlework sampler with Adam and Eve Lot 344: 1744 Needlework sampler with Adam and Eve

18th century needlework sampler, Continental, possibly the Netherlands, decorated with figures, fruit, flowers, symbols including Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden lower center, and central building. Signed in cartouche "GD", and dated 1744. Housed in wood frame, float mounted on beige mat. Size – 13 1/2" H x 13" W. Framed – 18" H x 18" W. CONDITION: Light overall toning. A few scattered very small stains, 1/4" and under. Two 1/4" holes: 1 under bluebird and 1 in upper right background; sampler is stitched to board, not glued. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00
Lot 425: 3 Bottega Veneta Handbags 3 Bottega Veneta Handbags Lot 425: 3 Bottega Veneta Handbags

Three (3) Bottega Veneta Handbags. 1st item: Woven shoulder bag, new with tag. Includes mirror in bag and authentication card. #57754659. 12" W x 12" H. 2nd item: New gray woven shoulder bag with double straps. 9" W x 6" H. 3rd item: Creel style "leopard" pony hide bag with woven top. Includes mirror. 7" W x 6 1/2" H. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN estate. CONDITION: 1st item: Ink marker lines to surface. Includes an unglued mirror. 2nd & 3rd items: Overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$1,792.00
Lot 393: Antique Caucasian Area Rug, 7'2" x 5' Antique Caucasian Area Rug, 7'2" x 5' Lot 393: Antique Caucasian Area Rug, 7'2" x 5'

Antique Caucasian area rug, 86" x 59 1/2", wool on wool, colors of gold, cream, brown, rust, blues, teal, and black. Early 20th century. Provenance: Brad Swanson Collection, Abingdon, VA. CONDITION: Approximately 5 areas of repair, primarily along one edge. Pile in generally good condition. Minor crease wear. Ends reinforced. Wear to corners at one end. Skewed. [See more photos →]

$1,560.00
Lot 178: 4 East TN Graduated Buttocks Baskets 4 East TN Graduated Buttocks Baskets Lot 178: 4 East TN Graduated Buttocks Baskets

Grouping of four (4) Southern graduated split oak buttocks baskets from East Tennessee, found in Hamblen county. All with fixed carved wood handles secured at rims by nails. Ranging in size from 4 5/8" H x 5 1/2" W x 5 1/4" D to 10 3/4" H x 12 1/4" W x 11" D. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: Estate of Anne Harrison Taylor & Joseph F. Taylor, Morristown, TN. CONDITION: Overall good condition with old patina. Second smallest basket: scattered minor staining to interior, a few small breaks. 3 baskets have scattered minute flakes of paint. Largest 1/2" L. [See more photos →]

$1,560.00
Lot 652: Antique Malayer Runner, 13'1" x 3'9" Antique Malayer Runner, 13'1" x 3'9" Lot 652: Antique Malayer Runner, 13'1" x 3'9"

Antique Malayer runner, 13'1" x 3'9", wool on cotton, taupe central panel with allover geometric field, medium blue primary border, secondary colors of salmon, pink and brown. Northwest Persia, circa 1900-1910. Provenance: Atlanta, GA collection. CONDITION: Overall good condition with areas of low pile through center. [See more photos →]

$1,440.00
Lot 645: Granny Donaldson Folk Art Textile, Tree with Birds Granny Donaldson Folk Art Textile, Tree with Birds Lot 645: Granny Donaldson Folk Art Textile, Tree with Birds

Kate Clayton ("Granny") Donaldson (Brasstown, Jackson County, North Carolina, 1864-1960) hand dyed and spun wool Folk art wall hanging, with "Tree of Life" motif. Crocheted large tree with birds resting in its branches, to the left a farmer holding a pitchfork and his wife holding a basket, with other farm animals, birds and a turtle in the sky, all appliqued to a woven wool background panel hemmed at edges and attached to linen canvas. Housed in an acrylic shadow box. Textile – 31" H x 26 1/2" W. Shadow box – 36 3/4" H x 31 1/2" W x 2 1/4" D. American, early,mid 20th century. Note: A native of Cherokee County, Kate Donaldson was a pictorial textile artist known for her so-called Cow Blankets. Her work is recorded in Allen Eaton's Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands and the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, N.C. See also the digital collection of the Hunter Library of Western Carolina University. CONDITION: Overall very good condition with some minor holes in upper left quadrant. [See more photos →]

$1,320.00
Lot 597: Coverlet and 3 quilts inc. Early TN Princess Feather & 2 Log Cabin Coverlet and 3 quilts inc. Early TN Princess Feather & 2 Log Cabin Lot 597: Coverlet and 3 quilts inc. Early TN Princess Feather & 2 Log Cabin

1 Coverlet and 3 quilts, including a Tennessee Princess Feather quilt and 2 matching Log Cabin quilts. 1st item: 19th century handmade Tennessee Princess Feather pattern pieced quilt; red, orange and green feathers, leaves and flowers on an ivory quilted background with teal binding. 91" x 71". 2nd item: Red, white and blue overshot geometric pattern coverlet in two pieces, two part construction, 83" x 66". Coverlet was woven in Sevier County circa 1850 and handed down in the McMahan family. 3rd and 4th items: Pair of hand sewn and pieced calico log cabin pattern quilts in colors of blue, red, pink, white and olive; blue binding. Each quilt approximately 75" square. All items attibuted to Tennessee, late 19th/early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Quilt with scattered stains, largest area of staining near lower corner, 6"; a couple of small areas of loss up to 1/3", light fading and grime; overall good condition. 2nd item- Coverlet in very good condition. 3rd and 4th items: Scattered light stains to both; one with a 10" x 4" cluster of stains and some wear losses to one of the brown/tan fabrics used near edge. [See more photos →]

$1,320.00
Lot 746: 5 Chanel Fashion Items incl. Cardi Coat 5 Chanel Fashion Items incl. Cardi Coat Lot 746: 5 Chanel Fashion Items incl. Cardi Coat

Five (5) Chanel fashion items. 1st item: Chanel 100% silk cardigan/coat, with brushed gold tone metal logo on back. Geometric pattern in black and gold hues. New with tag. Size 44. 2nd item: Chanel cashmere blend cardigan, in colors of gray and cream with silver inerlocking CC button on pocket. Size 42. 3rd item: Chanel lined wool sailor style pants, with wide leg and 6 black interlocking CC buttons. Size 42 with 41 1/2" outseam. 4th item: Chanel black wool boucle suit with skirt, gold buttons with maker's mark en verso. Size 40. 5th item: Chanel silk scarf with camellia blooms on dark navy background, 34" square. Provenance: The Estate of Judith E. Crosland, Knoxville, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Excellent condition. 2nd item: Shows some wear, in good condition. 3rd item: Very good condition. 4th item: Very good condition. 5th item: Small stain on background. Did not attempt to clean. [See more photos →]

$1,280.00
Lot 708: Chanel Classic Double Flap Black Quilted Purse, Small Chanel Classic Double Flap Black Quilted Purse, Small Lot 708: Chanel Classic Double Flap Black Quilted Purse, Small

Chanel classic double flap quilted black lambskin leather bag, small, including woven-in leather chain strap, exterior back slip pocket, and silver tone hardware. Double flap and frontal CC turn-lock closure opens to a red leather interior with stitched double "C" logo and "CHANEL (registered) MADE IN FRANCE" stamped above slip pockets. Hologram sticker reads: 12418412, lower left of main interior pocket. Does not include dustbag. Bag – 6" H x 9 1/2" W x 2 1/2" D. Overall with strap – 15" H. Serial number corresponds to years 2008-2009. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Sara Parks Pendleton, Owensboro, KY. CONDITION: Gently used condition with surface scuffs, scratches, largest 2". Loose threads to chain strap and two areas of left side of bag. 1/4" area of red ink stain to turn-lock closure. Yellowing slight peeling to holographic sticker. [See more photos →]

$1,216.00
Lot 874: 3 Southern/East TN Pieced Cotton Quilts, incl. Whig Rose 3 Southern/East TN Pieced Cotton Quilts, incl. Whig Rose Lot 874: 3 Southern/East TN Pieced Cotton Quilts, incl. Whig Rose

Three (3) Southern, likely East Tennessee, hand-stitched pieced and appliqued cotton quilts, including Whig or California Rose, Oak Leaf variant, and Mariners Compass patterns. 1st item: Whig or California Rose pattern, off white ground with red, pink, cheddar yellow, and tanappliqued cotton floral spray design, surrounded by a scalloped border. 94" x 92". 2nd item: Oak Leaf variant pattern, off white ground with four light blue or green and red appliqued cotton stylized leaves positioned around a red square, arranged in six rows of two or three, surrounded by a green and red swag and leaf border. 96" x 84". 3rd item: Mariners Compass pattern, off white ground with red and tanappliqued cotton stylized eight-pointed stars arranged in five rows of six squares, surrounded by additional square shapes and a red border. 84 1/2" H x 70 1/2" W.Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: All items in overall good condition with discoloration, fading, stains, largest 9". 1st item: Frayed edges. [See more photos →]

$1,216.00
Lot 342: Signed and Dated Crazy Quilt Signed and Dated Crazy Quilt Lot 342: Signed and Dated Crazy Quilt

Victorian pieced and embroidered crazy quilt, dated Feb. 15, 1896, with three sets of initials. Stitched with various designs and motifs, predominantly floral sprays. Red velvet border and red wool with gold stitching backing. 64 1/4" x 62". CONDITION: Overall very good condition with some thinning to velvet fabrics. Small scattered holes on backing and edges. [See more photos →]

$1,216.00
Lot 413: Southern/East TN Quilt, Whig Rose Pattern Southern/East TN Quilt, Whig Rose Pattern Lot 413: Southern/East TN Quilt, Whig Rose Pattern

Southern hand-stitched pieced and appliqued quilt, likely East Tennessee, Whig or California Rose pattern with appliqued pink and green floral spray design, green binding, and undulating green vine border on a cream field. 89" x 87". Third quarter 19th century. CONDITION: Scattered staining to either side, largest 3" x 1 1/2". Uneven coloring to patches that make up the cream field. [See more photos →]

$1,216.00
Lot 739: 18th C. Continental Tapestry; Ships, Foliage and Figures 18th C. Continental Tapestry; Ships, Foliage and Figures Lot 739: 18th C. Continental Tapestry; Ships, Foliage and Figures

Continental wool tapestry sewn in sections, upper left and right depicting queen with peacock in landscape setting and male figure wearing animal cloak, holding staff and with ladder and bear. Lower two-thirds features landscape with large deer, a tented campground and several sailing vessels in waterway, some with fishermen; right quadrant features landscape with plants and large tree. All woven in shades of green, blue, gold, red and brown. Enclosed in a 1-1/4" wide green border. 51 1/2" x 39 1/4". French or Flemish, late 18th century. CONDITION: Likely cut down from a larger tapestry or tapestries. Reinforced with linen and cotton bands to back and newer green cotton liner with tabs for display. Green border replaced at right side and upper left. Some fading and small repairs. Overall good condition. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00
Lot 1021: Aubusson Style Needlepoint Carpet, 14' x 10' Aubusson Style Needlepoint Carpet, 14' x 10' Lot 1021: Aubusson Style Needlepoint Carpet, 14' x 10'

20th century room size wool on cotton Aubusson style needlepoint carpet with central floral cartouche design on an emerald green field with foliate border and corners, woven in colors of green, blue, pink, gold, and cream. 14 ft. x 9 ft. 10". CONDITION: Overall good condition with very light wear, one area of light staining noted. [See more photos →]

$1,200.00
Lot 710: Chanel Classic Single Flap Brown Quilted Purse, Small Chanel Classic Single Flap Brown Quilted Purse, Small Lot 710: Chanel Classic Single Flap Brown Quilted Purse, Small

Chanel classic single flap quilted brown lambskin leather bag with wallet, small, including woven-in leather chain strap, exterior back slip pocket, and 24K gold plated hardware. Single flap and frontal CC turn-lock closure opens to a brown leather interior with stitched double "C" logo and "CHANEL (registered)" stamped above wallet pocket, "MADE IN FRANCE" stamped opposite side of main interior pocket. Hologram sticker reads: 1659452, lower left of main interior pocket. Does not include dust bag. Bag – 6" H x 9 1/2" x 2 1/2" D. Overall with strap – 15 1/2" D. Serial number corresponds to years 1989-1991. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Sara Parks Pendleton, Owensboro, KY. CONDITION: Gently used condition with surface scuffs, scratches, indentations, largest 1 1/2". [See more photos →]

$1,152.00
Lot 712: 6 Hermes and Chanel Designer Scarves 6 Hermes and Chanel Designer Scarves Lot 712: 6 Hermes and Chanel Designer Scarves

Six (6) Designer Scarves, including five (5) Hermes and one (1) Chanel. 1st item: "The Keys" or "Les Clefs" silk twill scarf, reissue after the original 1965 design by Cathy Latham, depicting forty-seven (47) antique gold keys with black cords and tassel details encircling a central cartouche representing a leather pouch embroidered with keys from the Musee Hermes all on a white ground, surrounded by a black border with gold harness rivets and openwork bronze escutcheons with key holes to each corner, hand rolled hems. Signed "(copyright) HERMES" lower left, "HERMES-PARIS" with hidden "C" to top of keyhole escutcheon, lower right. Does not include original care tag. Approximately 35" square. 2nd item: "Grand Apparat" silk twill scarf, reissue after the original 1962 design by Jacques Eudel, depicting five (5) decorative cartouches of horses and four (4) saddles rendered in shades of beige, gold, white, and gray against a white ground, with gold and brown borders, hand rolled hems. Signed "Jacques Eudel" lower left, "HERMES * PARIS" lower center, and "(copyright) HERMES" lower right. Tilted center. Does not include original care tag. Approximately 35" square. 3rd item: "Les Voitures a Transformation" silk twill scarf, reissue after the original 1965 design by Francoise de la Perriere, depicting images of deconstructed horse carriages surrounding a central cartouche with open cane webbing against a door knocker rendered in shades of cream, green, gold, salmon, rust, and black against a cream ground with gold and green borders, hand rolled hems. Signed "(copyright) HERMES", lower left, "HERMES-PARIS" lower center, and "LA PERRIERE" lower right. Tilted center. Does not include original care tag. Approximately 35" square. 4th item: "Festival des Amazones" silk twill scarf, 1992 reissue after the original 1965 design by Henri d'Origny, depicting images of side saddles, belts, and cords with tassels rendered in shades of magenta, blue, green, gold, brown, cream, and grey against a cream ground with magenta border, hand rolled hems. Signed "(copyright) HERMES", "HERMES PARIS" center, and "H. d'ORIGNY" lower right. Titled top center. Does not include original care tag. Approximately 35" square. 5th item: "Cheval Fleuri" silk twill scarf, 1990/91 fall/winter collection reissue after the original 1964 design by Henri d'Origny, depicting a horse and rider and a bird rendered in magenta, green, coral, and yellow against a grey ground with magenta and aqua floral border, hand rolled hems. Signed "HERMES-PARIS" and "h. SOrigny" lower left, "(copyright) HERMES" top right. Does not include original care tag. Approximately 35" square. 6th item: Chanel Rue Cambon 31 silk scarf depicting four (4) gold chains of decreasing size surrounding a central double "C" logo against a red ground, hand rolled hems. Signed "CHANEL PARIS" lower right. Approximately 34" square. All items late 20th century. CONDITION: Overall gently used condition. 1st item: Scarf has been pressed and cleaned. 8" pull lower left. Loose threads top and lower left hem. 2nd item: Few makeup stains, largest 3/4". Few pulls, largest 5 1/2". 3rd item: Few makeup stains, largest 3/4". 1/8" black spot, lower left. 4th item: Few makeup stains, largest 4". 5th item: Few makeup stains, largest 1/2". Loose thread top left hem. 6th item: 1/2" pull top left. Loose threads, lower left hem. [See more photos →]

$1,152.00
Lot 655: 7 TN Buttocks Baskets, incl. Mary Prater 7 TN Buttocks Baskets, incl. Mary Prater Lot 655: 7 TN Buttocks Baskets, incl. Mary Prater

Seven (7) contemporary Tennessee split white oak buttocks form baskets. Includes five (5) baskets, two (2) signed, including one (1) by Nollie and Mary Prater (Cannon County, Tennessee, b. circa 1920), and three (3) attributed. One (1) signed basket by Betty Todd Tanner (McMinnville, Tennessee, 20th Century) and one (1) by Nelda J. Merritt (Tennessee, 20th Century). Ranging in size from 2 1/2"H x 2 3/4" W to 8 3/4" H x 9 1/2" W. American, late 20th century. Provenance: From a private collector who purchased the baskets directly from basket makers while traveling with J. Paul Newby, a well known basket peddler in the South. CONDITION: All overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$1,140.00
Lot 703: 6 Chanel Designer Wool Clothing Items, incl. Suit 6 Chanel Designer Wool Clothing Items, incl. Suit Lot 703: 6 Chanel Designer Wool Clothing Items, incl. Suit

Six (6) Chanel designer clothing items, including two (2) piece wool skirt suit, two (2) wool blazers, one (1) pair of wool pants, and one (1) wool skirt. 1st-2nd items: Two (2) piece purple and black wool blend boucle blazer and pencil skirt suit. Jacket with black grosgrain trim to collar, cuffs, buttons, and hem, two slip side pockets with gold tone double "C" logo button closures, black 100% silk double "C" logo interior lining, black fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo sewl to neck. Skirt with black grosgrain trim to hem and two side slip pockets, back zipper with two hidden black tone hook clasps, black 100% silk double "C" logo interior lining, black fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo with information label with size "42" and "MADE IN FRANCE" sewn at waistband. Made in France, size 42 (US size 12). 3rd item: Red wool blend boucle blazer, one slip side pocket to left, one single flap side pocket and one faux single flap breast pocket with right, and five gold tone double "C" logo buttons to front, two buttons to cuffs, two smaller red buttons to interior, red 100% silk double "C" logo interior lining, white fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo, size "44", and information label with "MADE IN FRANCE" sewn at neck, gold tone chain detail to interior of hem. Made in France, size 44 (US size 14). 4th item: Dark red wool blend boucle double breasted blazer, two single flap side pockets with gold tone double "C" logo button closures, four buttons to front, eight buttons to cuffs, two buttons to back detail, two smaller red buttons to interior, red silk double "C" logo interior lining, black fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo and white fabric "BERGDORF GOODMAN ON THE PLAZA NEW YORK" label sewn at neck. Made in Europe, size unspecified. 5th item: Black wool blend pleated pants, two slip side pockets, one back slip pocket with gold tone four leaf clover button closure, button and zipper closure, four belt loops to top of waistband, hidden black tone clasp to interior, black silk interior lining, white fabric "CHANEL" label with double "C" logo sewn to waistband. Made in Europe, size unspecified. 6th item: Black 100% wool pencil skirt, back zipper and gold tone double "C" logo button closure, black 100% silk logo interior lining, black fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label and information label with size "44" and "MADE IN FRANCE" sewn to waistband. Made in France, size 44 (US size 14). All items circa 1980's. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: All items in gently used condition, some with loose threads. 1st item: Size and information labels to jacket have been removed. 4th-5th items: Size and information labels have been removed. [See more photos →]

$1,088.00
Lot 709: Chanel Madison Single Flap White Bag, Medium Chanel Madison Single Flap White Bag, Medium Lot 709: Chanel Madison Single Flap White Bag, Medium

Chanel "Madison" single flap white lambskin leather bag, medium, including woven-in leather chain strap and details and silver tone hardware. Cross-over strap with frontal CC with hidden snap closure opens to a gray satin-lined quilted interior with zip pocket, leather interior label stamped "CHANEL (registered) MADE IN ITALY". Hologram sticker reads: 11347950, lower left of main interior pocket. Does not include dust bag. Bag – 6" H x 9 1/2" W x 1/2" D. Overall with strap – 14 1/2" H. Serial number corresponds to years 2006-2008. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Sara Parks Pendleton, Owensboro, KY. CONDITION: Gently used condition with surface scuffs, scratches, largest 1 1/2". 5/8" area of ink staining top of flap interior. Few minute stains to woven-in leather to chain strap. [See more photos →]

$1,088.00
Lot 714: 5 Judith Leiber Designer Purses 5 Judith Leiber Designer Purses Lot 714: 5 Judith Leiber Designer Purses

Five (5) Judith Leiber Designer Purses. 1st item: Green karung structured purse and strap, gold tone frame with wavy line embellishments to exterior. Green jade style cabochon clasp opens to a green grosgrain interior with zip pocket and slip pocket, interior gold tone label and frame stamped "Judith Leiber (copyright)". Includes 3 1/2" green grosgrain and gold metal coin purse, 3" gold metal comb with gold tassel, 3" gold metal double sided mirror with Judith Leiber cloth pouch, and two information cards. Bag – 6 3/4" H x 9" W x 4 1/4" D. Overall with strap – 26 3/4" H. 2nd item: Navy blue karung structured purse and strap, gold tone frame with embellishments to exterior. Blue jade style and karung cabochon lift clasp opens to a navy blue grosgrain interior with zip pocket and slip pocket, interior gold tone label and lift clasp stamped "Judith Leiber (copyright)". Includes 3 1/2" blue grosgrain and gold metal coin purse, original Neiman-Marcus retail tag, and information card. Bag – 8 1/4" H x 10 1/4" W x 4 1/4" D. Overall with strap – 27 3/4" H. 3rd item: Red karung structured purse and strap, gold tone frame with embellishments to exterior. Side slide clasp opens to a red grosgrain interior with zip pocket and slip pocket, interior gold tone label stamped "Judith Leiber (copyright)", frame stamped "MADE IN ITALY Judith Leiber (copyright)". Includes 3 1/2" red grosgrain and gold metal coin purse, 3" gold metal comb with gold tassel, 3" gold metal double sided mirror with Judith Leiber cloth pouch, and two information cards. Bag – 6 1/4" H x 11 1/2" W x 2 1/2" D. Overall with strap – 25" H. 4th item: Purple karung structured purse and strap, gold tone frame. Purple jade style cabochon clasp opens to a purple grosgrain interior with zip pocket and slip pocket, interior gold tone label and strap hardware stamped "Judith Leiber (copyright)". Includes information card. Bag – 7 3/8" H x 9 1/2" W x 3 5/8" D. Overall with strap – 26" H. 5th item: Black satin structured purse and chain link strap, Art Deco style silver tone frame with baguette cut rhinestone embellishments to exterior. Black onyx and rhinestone cabochon lift clasp opens to a black satin interior with two slip pockets, interior silver tone label and frame stamped "Judith Leiber (copyright)". Bag – 6 1/2" H x 10 1/4" W x 4 1/4" D. Overall with strap – 27 3/4" H. Late 20th century. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Sara Parks Pendleton, Owensboro, KY. CONDITION: Gently used condition. General wear to hardware. 4th item: Surface grime to interior. Areas of scuffs, wear, largest 1/2". 5th item: Approximately 8 1/2" area of black satin trim missing to frame exterior. Surface grime to interior and exterior. [See more photos →]

$1,088.00
Lot 337: Patriotic 48 Star Flag Quilt Patriotic 48 Star Flag Quilt Lot 337: Patriotic 48 Star Flag Quilt

Patriotic 48 star American flag pieced and appliqued quilt, flag comprised of hand-sewn white stars on blue ground, red and white stripes, all on white ground and depicted flying at mast, narrow red (faded) border, 62 1/2" x 82". Early 20th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with some stains, mostly on back. Red border faded to pink. [See more photos →]

$960.00
Lot 647: 2 Southern Pieced Quilts, Poss. TN 2 Southern Pieced Quilts, Poss. TN Lot 647: 2 Southern Pieced Quilts, Poss. TN

Two (2) Southern, likely Tennessee, pieced and appliqued quilts, late 19th century. 1st item: East TN pieced and appliqued quilt, Princess Feather pattern variant with cheddar yellow and red design on ivory backing. Signed in ink one corner on back "Matt D. Greene From Grandma Baker". Geneology research by Cindy Stuart, Certified Appraiser of Quilted Textiles, found that this quilt is probably from Kyles Ford, Hancock County, Tennessee. Maker was Rebecca Banner Baker, b. 26 August 1862 Lee County, VA, d. 10 Feb 1941. Her grandson was Matt David Greene, Jr., born 1 May 1919 in Kyles Ford, Hancock County, TN, d. 10 June 1999. 84" x 69". Late 19th century. 2nd item: Southern pieced and appliqued quilt, Greek Cross pattern variant with brown blocks, pink crosses, ivory triangles, green calico binding and ivory backing. Signed in black marker one corner on back, "Fred Smelcer". 83" x 62". Late 19th century/early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: One-quarter inch tear on binding near one corner. Few small stains, largest 3/8" L. 2nd item: Few scattered stains, largest: 1" x 1 1/2". [See more photos →]

$960.00
Lot 656: 5 TN Baskets, incl. Mary Prater Baskets 5 TN Baskets, incl. Mary Prater Baskets Lot 656: 5 TN Baskets, incl. Mary Prater Baskets

Five (5) split white oak baskets of various forms. 1st-3rd items: Three (3) baskets attributed to Mary Prater (Cannon County, Tennessee, b. circa 1920), including one (1) Joshua basket, one (1) Moses cradle, and utility pie basket. A photograph of Prater creating the Joshua basket is included. 4th-5th items: Two (2) baskets attributed to Dan & Martha Jones (Warren County, Tennessee, 20th Century) including one (1) "Dolly Parton" basket, and one (1) fan basket (photo included). Baskets ranging in size from 10" H x 9" W to 10 1/3"H x 22" W. American, late 20th century. Provenance: From a private collector who purchased directly from basket makers while traveling with J. Paul Newby, a well known basket peddler in the South. CONDITION: All overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$960.00
Lot 713: 6 Chanel Designer Items, incl. Skirts/Blouses 6 Chanel Designer Items, incl. Skirts/Blouses Lot 713: 6 Chanel Designer Items, incl. Skirts/Blouses

Six (6) Chanel designer clothing items, including three (3) grey wool skirts, three (3) blouses. 1st item: Grey wool pencil skirt, back zippers with gold tone double "C" logo button closure, grey silk interior lining, white fabric "CHANEL" with double "C" logo label sewn to waistband. Made in Europe, size unspecified. 2nd item: Grey wool pencil skirt, two slip side pockets, quilted black satin detail to waistband, back zipper with two gold tone four leaf clover button closures and two additional accent buttons, two hidden hook closures to waistband, grey satin interior lining, white fabric "CHANEL" with double "C" logo label sewn to waistband. 3rd item: Light pink silk blend double breasted blouse, piping accents to collar, cuffs, and two slip breast pockets, gold tone four leaf clover buttons to front, additional buttons to cuffs, white fabric "CHANEL" with double "C" logo label sewn to neck. 4th item: Black and white checked fabric blouse, two single flap breast pockets with gold tone double "C" logo button closures, additional buttons to front and cuffs, black fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label with double "C" logo and white fabric "BERGDORF GOODMAN ON THE PLAZA NEW YORK" label sewn at neck. 5th item: Grey wool blend pencil skirt, gold tone zipper running up length of back, two zipper pulls including one with double "C" logo, elastic waistband, unlined, black fabric "CHANEL BOUTIQUE" label sewn to waistband. 6th item: White fabric blouse with black grosgrain trim, with two slip breast pockets with gold tone double "C" logo button closures, additional buttons to front, white fabric "CHANEL" with double "C" logo label sewn to neck. All items made in Europe, sizes unspecified. All items circa 1980's. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: All items in gently used/used condition. Some with loose threads. Size and information labels have been removed. 3rd item: Surface stains, largest 1". 5th item: Holes, largest 1", to fabric. 6th items: No buttons to cuffs. [See more photos →]

$960.00