Two (2) American hand-stitched pieced and appliqued quilts. 1st item: American pieced and appliqued cotton quilt, LeMoyne Star pattern, in colors of bright orange and yellow on an off white ground with off white muslin backing. 65" H x 71 1/2" W. Circa 1935-45. 2nd item: American pieced and appliqued cotton quilt, Dresden Plate pattern with pieces of plate border in various colors on a white ground, scalloped corners. 92" 1/2" H x 76" W. Circa 1930-39. Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. CONDITION: 1st item: Some areas of color transfer, light overall grime. One approx. 1 1/2" of loose stitching at one seam. 2nd item: Some areas of scattered staining and some scattered fading to some fabric pieces.
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