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Crazy quilt

1998.305 (RS22504)

Description

Crazy quilt. Green brocade border, 1 1/2" thick. Top side-- assorted pieces of various size and shape arranged to form diamond pattern. Yellow and red thread sewn in design around diamonds and at edge border. Bottom side-- assorted pieces square in shape and 2" in size arranged symmetrically. Materials primarily silk/satins and velvet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
crazy quilts
hand sewing
Machine Sewn
QUILT
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
57.25 x 51.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.305
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20083

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