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 used on the front and the back of the quilt. Disctinctive to this quilt is an applique of a flower shape in violet color velvet, embroidered in pink. There are "prairie points" on all four edges. Many of the fabrics, especially on the bordering prairie points, are rotting. The donor purchased the quilt from Alberta Boone Barrett, for whom the quilt was made. The quilt was made in the 1930's by Mary Taylor (grandmother), Anna Boone (mother), and Ella Rothamel (aunt) in Oakland. Some of the knitted fabrics on the quilt may, or may not, have been added at a later date.

Used: bedding | Alberta Boone Barrett | Quilting

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