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Crazy Quilt

MEDIUM Silk
DATES ca. 1880
DIMENSIONS 81 5/8 x 81 1/4 in. (207.3 x 206.4 cm)
MARKINGS Woven black and red fabric labels sewn at upper right and lower left corners of reverse read, " Mary A.Stinson". [This piece has no sewn label, only attached paper tags.]
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1995.87
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT
CAPTION Crazy Quilt, ca. 1880. Silk, 81 5/8 x 81 1/4 in. (207.3 x 206.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 1995.87
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Crazy Quilt: Multi-colored silk fragments varied woven silks. Composed of twenty five square blocks, each filled with "crazed" pieces. Center of each square is a plant or flower embroidered on black satin ground. Border is trimmed with black satin and embroidered with polychromed morning glories. Plain red silk reverse.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (89%)
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