Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-30016

Description

Quilt with six rows of five blocks. Varying geometric and patchwork designs, most are floral, woven or embroidered in very bright colors. Tacked, plain edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Embroidered on top: RRH

Pattern

Crazy

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

56 1/2 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1923.612