Southern hand-stitched pieced and appliqued cotton quilt, LeMoyne Star pattern, stitched in bright colors of orange, red, and faded green with a white muslin backing. 70" H x 85" W. Circa 1880. Note: Tag sewn en verso reads "Quilted by E. Harrington," likely a relative of Julia Harrington Wolfe (Mississippi, 1874-1944). Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. CONDITION: Green fabric is faded. Two areas of staining approximately 6" along one side. Some additional scattered smaller stains and small losses.
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