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Crazy quilt

1998.1874 (RS24173)

Description

Crazy quilt, multi-colored, gold plush border, 2 commemorative ribbons sewn in. Various embroidery. Red wool lining on back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1895
Inscriptions
Sewn in center: ""National Silver Convention/ Arapahoe County/ Denver/ 1885"" Sewn in center: ""Arapahoe County Delegate"" Embroidered in corner: ""WHS""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
hand sewing
plush
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Colorado (United States)
Descriptive terms
Commemorative
commemoratives
Cotton
cotton (textile)
crazy quilts
Embroidered
embroidering
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
Plush
plush
QUILT
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wool
wool (textile)
Associated events
National Silver Convention (1885)
Dimensions
44 x 33.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1874
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17718

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