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Crazy quilt

1944.839 (RS34322)

Description

Divided into four even blocks joined by feather stitch; within each block is patchwork of silks, satins and velvets stitched together. Most pieces have embroidered motifs. Black velvet border with embroidered stitch decoration.

Details

Maker
Richardson, Josephine (Maker)
Date
ca. 1884
Inscriptions
Embroidered: 1884 Oct/1880 Nellie Mattie JR ER
Location of origin
Deer Isle, ME, USA
Material
brocade (textile)
damask
embroidering
moiré
piecing
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brocade
brocade (textile)
Childhood
childhood
Children's furnishing
Crazy
crazy quilts
Daisy
Damask
damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
Hand Stitched
Moire
moiré
Pieced
piecing
QUILT
Ring
rings (object genres)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Star
stars
stitching
Sunflower
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
40 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.839
GUSN
53912

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Crazy

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