Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1885-1895

GUSN

GUSN-17718

Description

Crazy quilt, multi-colored, gold plush border, 2 commemorative ribbons sewn in. Various embroidery. Red wool lining on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
cotton (textile)
embroidering
hand sewing
plush
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
commemoratives
Silk
Cotton
Velvet
Wool
Plush
Machine Sewn
Embroidered
Commemorative
QUILT

Inscription

Sewn in center: ""National Silver Convention/ Arapahoe County/ Denver/ 1885"" Sewn in center: ""Arapahoe County Delegate"" Embroidered in corner: ""WHS""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Associated Events

National Silver Convention (1885)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

44 x 33.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1874

Places

Colorado (United States)