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Crazy quilt

1967.163 (RS34366)

Description

Central diamond of stripes; remains of plaid center. Body comprised of pieced diamonds; interiors of various patchwork shapes. Sawtooth border of stripes; outer border of purple floral velvet.

Details

Maker
Probably Whitehouse, Sarah Mahtilda (Maker)
Date
1885-1900
Location of origin
Conway and Ossippee, NH, USA
Material
brocade (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
piecing
printing (process)
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Brocade
brocade (textile)
Crazy
crazy quilts
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Needlework
Pieced
piecing
Plaid
plaids
printing (process)
Quilt
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
Striped
stripes
Transfer Printed
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
68 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1967.163
GUSN
47488
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