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Crazy Quilt

1937.1269 (RS266330)

Description

Border of purple velvet 5-1/2" wide around frame of squares of varying geometric, abstract and representational designs stitched in silks and velvets; corners highlighted by green grosgrain ribbon. Central, rectangular block of tan silk; vine-like stemmed flowering plants; paisley motifs in each corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1883-1890
Inscriptions
Stem(?) stitched on right side fouth box down: 1883/1887
Material
cloth
damask
embroidering
machine sewing (technique)
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
cloth
Crazy
crazy quilts
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Flag
flags
Floral
floral patterns
Grosgrain
Hand Stitched
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Orientalism
printing (process)
QUILT
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
57.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1937.1269
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Newton Webber Lamson
GUSN
39431
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Title Textile Accession number NULL Notes 1937.1268 TEXTILE Relationship Same donor
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Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Crazy

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