SOLD! for $1,020.00.
(Note: Prices realized include a buyer's premium.)
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- Low Estimate: $300.00
- High Estimate: $350.00
- Realized: $1,020.00
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Tennessee pieced quilt, honeycomb or mosaic pattern, comprised of cotton and velvet pieces with wide black satin border and backing. A signed letter accompanying this lot states that this was a "lap quilt" which once belonged to First Lady Sarah Childress Polk (1803-1891) and descended through the family of Ethel Baily and Adair Lyon Childress to the present owner. 64" x 74". Late 19th century. CONDITION: Some scattered fraying and losses to mosaic pieces, scattered stains. Some stains to satin. Split to satin backing, consistent with center fold line.