Crazy quilt

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1884

GUSN

GUSN-53912

Description

Divided into four even blocks joined by feather stitch; within each block is patchwork of silks, satins and velvets stitched together. Most pieces have embroidered motifs. Black velvet border with embroidered stitch decoration.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crazy quilts
brocade (textile)
damask
embroidering
stitching
moiré
piecing
satin
silk (textile)
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
childhood
floral patterns
flowers (plants)
rings (object genres)
stars
Children's furnishing
Silk
Velvet
Satin
Damask
Brocade
Moire
Pieced
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Floral
Star
Crazy
Childhood
Sunflower
Daisy
Ring
Unidentified Textile
QUILT

Inscription

Embroidered: 1884 Oct/1880 Nellie Mattie JR ER

Pattern

Crazy

Maker

Richardson, Josephine (Maker)

Location of Origin

Deer Isle, ME, USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

40 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1944.839

Places

Maine (United States)