19th century Middle TN cotton applique and pieced quilt, California Rose pattern, with appliqued floral spray design, rose and pink scalloped border and green binding. Colors of green, yellow and pinks on a cream field. Nice floral and leaf quilting with the initials WTM, LM, HM, ACM and the date 1856 quilted in the center. 102" x 96". Provenance: From the collection of Lucy Van Arsdale, Gallatin, TN. Condition: Scattered staining and wear with some fading to colors.
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