Three (3) Tennessee quilts, descended in the Brackney family of Knox County, early 20th century. 1st item: American Beauty Rose pattern hand stitched and appliqued quilt, shades of pink, green and white cotton on solid white backing, 8 stitches per inch in a Marie Webster design (rarely seen). 81" x 81". 2nd item: Crazy quilt mat or doll quilt, Squares and Triangles pattern, hand pieced and embroidered synthetic and silk fabric (tacked rather than quilted) in somber colors on blue silk backing. Possibly a small piece of a quilt saved for child's use. 16" x 20". 3rd item: Crazy quilt mat or doll quilt, appears to be a quilt piece reworked and preserved. Square in a Square pattern in silk and synthetic somber colors, foundation-pieced and embroidered, tacked with row of quilting at frame. 23" x 26". All American/Tennessee, 1910-1930. CONDITION: 1st item: Good condition; washed, soiled at center fold on back, binding broken. 2nd item: items: Fair condition with stains and migrating color, shattering fabric. 3rd item: Fair condition with fabric shattering, foundation visible.
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