Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-10142

Description

Central panel of seven rows of six wool blocks of various patchwork shapes; embroidered figuralistic floral motifs along with a boy, teacup, owl, mitten, etc. Lunette corners; 8-3/4" wide border of purple wool; outline corner blocks and scrollwork in embroidery.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
embroidering
tacking
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Wool
Embroidered
Tacked
Crazy
Floral
QUILT

Inscription

Cross-stitched in wool at center: RUBY

Pattern

Crazy

Related Items

Title Crazy quilt Accession Number 1967.163

Maker

Whitehouse, Sarah Mahtilda (Maker)

Location of Origin

Conway and Ossippee, NH, USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

66 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1967.164

Reference Notes

Anonymous. By a Fine Hand. [No Publisher].

Places

New Hampshire (United States)