Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-20083

Description

Crazy quilt. Green brocade border, 1 1/2" thick. Top side-- assorted pieces of various size and shape arranged to form diamond pattern. Yellow and red thread sewn in design around diamonds and at edge border. Bottom side-- assorted pieces square in shape and 2" in size arranged symmetrically. Materials primarily silk/satins and velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
hand sewing
satin
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Silk
Velvet
Satin
Machine Sewn
QUILT

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

57.25 x 51.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.305

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