crazy quilt

ca. 1883

Quilt. Description: Crazy Quilt, maroon satin border around quilt, made mostly of silks (brocades, taffetas, pile weaves, etc.) centered with 2 printed ribbons-one for 22nd Triennial Conclave of...

1930's

This quilt is very unusual in that it is pieced (crazy quilt) front and back. Several of the the fabrics are repeated. There are two black background fabrics, printed with many bright colored...

1930's

This quilt is very unusual in that it is pieced (crazy quilt) front and back. Several of the the fabrics are repeated. A navy blue fabric printed in pinks shows a landscape scene, and this is...

1893

Quilt. Description: Quilt, 16 squares (black and wine velvet), stitched with crazy quilt stiches. Black satin edges and gold merserized cotton backing. Date 1893. Crewel-like stiches in silk...

c.1895

This crazy quilt, made by Martha Wright Thomasson in Gilroy, is made in blocks, with eccentric embroidery (resembling streamers) meandering over the edges of the blocks, all over the surface of...

ca. 1895

Crazy quilt, with embroidered and painted motifs, made by Kate Huchins Boynton, Oroville, California, ca. 1895. Crazy quilt is made of assorted silk fabrics: brocades, fancy weaves, satin, twill,...

1875-1880

This crazy quilt has history connecting it directly to Oakland. According to family history it was made in Iowa c.1875-1880 before the family moved to Oakland, probably in the 1880s. Rose Salzer...

1880-1949

Crazy quilt, made of pure silk scraps of dress materials, completed with rayon edge. Work of 3 generations; Made by grandmother of donor, Hannah Mussey, of Unity, Maine, 1880-1890; some work done...

c.1885-1895

crazy-quilt. Description: hand-made, velvets and brocades, embroidered. circa 1820-1842.

History: The quilt was made by Mrs. Terry's great grandmother Eliza Dana Fearing -- born 1802 in...

c.1885-1900

This crazy quilt top is unusual in that the individual blocks are set apart with sashing. In many instances the sashing has been embroidered in a way that almost disguises it. There are pieced...

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