Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1889

GUSN

GUSN-10039

Description

Body comprised of seven rows of six blocks of geometric and patchwork designs of plain, printed pattern silk and velvet. Blocks separated by yellow feather stitch. Border of black silk; two lines of colored feather stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
brocade (textile)
damask
embroidering
stitching
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
geometric patterns
checker pattern
plaids
stripes
Silk
Velvet
Brocade
Damask
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Geometric
Woven Check
Plaid
Stripe
Crazy
Bayeux Stitch
QUILT

Inscription

Stitched stem(?) at top: Finished/1889 [initials] Hibbard [M? JMT?] Also printed: F.C.L. &

Pattern

Crazy

Maker

Hibbard Family (Maker)

Location of Origin

West Roxbury, MA, USA

Dimensions

58 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1969.198

Places

Massachusetts (United States)