Crazy Quilt Fragment, Framed

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1890

GUSN

GUSN-310865

Description

Framed crazy quilt fragment with ribbons. Composed of multicolored strips of fabric stitched together with colored thread. One long upper fragment depicts a chair with a Holy Bible on the seat, bars of musical notation and a poem underneath. A lower fragment depicts Queen Victoria framed by flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
cloth
Needlework
Quilt
Quilt

Inscription

"International Exhibition 1862" (Printed on ribbon sewn into quilt)

Additional Identification Number

1299.159

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

26 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.159

Places

United States