Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1885-1900

GUSN

GUSN-47488

Description

Central diamond of stripes; remains of plaid center. Body comprised of pieced diamonds; interiors of various patchwork shapes. Sawtooth border of stripes; outer border of purple floral velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
brocade (textile)
stitching
machine sewing (technique)
piecing
printing (process)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
stripes
plaids
Needlework
Quilt
Silk
Velvet
Brocade
Machine Sewn
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Transfer Printed
Crazy
Floral
Bird
Geometric
Plaid
Stripe
Striped
Quilt

Maker

Probably Whitehouse, Sarah Mahtilda (Maker)

Location of Origin

Conway and Ossippee, NH, USA

Dimensions

68 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1967.163

Places

New Hampshire (United States)
Probably

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Title Crazy quilt Accession Number 1967.164