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Rare Watauga County, North Carolina quilt. Made by Nancy Lucinda Horton, b.1824 Watauga Co., NC (refer to last photo with family genealogy). The Great Divide/Rocky Mountain pattern with appliqué and reverse appliqué with long seams hand sewn with chrome yellow, indigo with lighter blue print, double pink, printed turkey red, indigo with chrome orange print. The quilting pattern consists of feathered cross in center of blocks, corner sunbursts. border has feathered vine with half inch diagonal lines in background. Overall very good condition with back having light browning, some brown spots on front, repair to small section of fringe border. Dimensions - 94 1/2" x 73 1/2". Circa 1850.

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145: Exceptional North Carolina quilt, great divide pat

Estimate $1,000 - $1,400Apr 19, 2008
Knoxville, TN, USA