Crazy Quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1883-1890

GUSN

GUSN-39431

Description

Border of purple velvet 5-1/2" wide around frame of squares of varying geometric, abstract and representational designs stitched in silks and velvets; corners highlighted by green grosgrain ribbon. Central, rectangular block of tan silk; vine-like stemmed flowering plants; paisley motifs in each corner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
damask
embroidering
cloth
stitching
machine sewing (technique)
printing (process)
satin
silk (textile)
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
flags
floral patterns
Orientalism
Velvet
Silk
Satin
Damask
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Machine Sewn
Transfer Printed
Orientalism
Floral
Flag
Crazy
Grosgrain
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Inscription

Stem(?) stitched on right side fouth box down: 1883/1887

Pattern

Crazy

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

57.25 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Newton Webber Lamson

Accession Number

1937.1269

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