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Crazy Quilt Fragment, Framed

Description

Framed crazy quilt fragment with ribbons. Composed of multicolored strips of fabric stitched together with colored thread. One long upper fragment depicts a chair with a Holy Bible on the seat, bars of musical notation and a poem underneath. A lower fragment depicts Queen Victoria framed by flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1890
Inscriptions
"International Exhibition 1862" (Printed on ribbon sewn into quilt)
Material
cloth
Object type
Art
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
cloth
crazy quilts
Needlework
Quilt
Dimensions
26 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.159
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310865

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