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

Maker

Whitehouse, Sarah Mahtilda (Maker)

Location of Origin

Conway and Ossippee, NH, USA

Dimensions

66 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1967.164

Reference Notes

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

Places

New Hampshire (United States)

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