Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1891

GUSN

GUSN-10410

Description

Spread roughly divided into four rows of four large blocks. Overall patchwork of different shapes; centralized motif in each block. Edge bound in velvet. Tacked.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
piecing
satin
silk (textile)
tacking
velvet (fabric weave)
Needlework
Quilt
Quilt

Inscription

Ink on label back left corner: Mrs. M.J. Morse:/Winter of 1891./Winchester./Aged 75 Years/Mass.

Maker

Morse, M. J., Mrs. (Maker)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

74 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Emma Belle Huse

Accession Number

1930.864

Places

Massachusetts (United States)