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Catalog Number 1984.28.01
Object Name Quilt
Dimensions H-73 W-85 inches
Date c. 1894
Notes Crazy quilt made of thirty 12" blocks with 5" wide sky blue rayon satin border. Backed with same blue rayon satin. Quilted in overlapping 10" circles. Blocks of various colors and fabrics (stain, moire, velveteen, brocade, taffeta), each piece being outlined with a variety of embroidery stitches of varying colors. Some velveteen pieces have painted flowers. Most blocks are "crazy" style, a few are formal quilt designs such as "cross", "pinwheel", "string", two are "Anaconda" ribbons. Evidence of repairs, back and border seem recently applied.
Search Terms Crazy Quilt
Historical