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Crazy Quilt
Top By: Bishop, Russie Effie Elgin
Period: Timespan
Date: 1890 to; backing applied 1940
Location Made: Colorado (CO) United States
Project Name: Heritage Quilt Study Group of Sharlot Hall Museum, Prescott, Arizona
Contributor: Arizona Quilt Documentation Project
ID Number: HQD173
Layout Format: Crazy
Quilt Size: 66" x 73"
Fabrics: Silk, Glazed, Velvet, Satin, Solid/plain, Floral, Geometric, Dotted, Paisley, Checked, Plaid, Striped, Printed logo; small, medium and large florals; small, medium and large geometrics; medium dots; small checks. Rayon thread, all colors. Crazy contained.
Colors: Red, Blue, Yellow, Green, Orange, Purple, White, Black, Brown, Gray, Navy, Tan, Pink, Gold, Maroon
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique, Embroidery, Herringbone and heather, satin, buttonhole, chain and backstitch; embroidered, stuffed, stuffed applique.
Quilting Techniques: Not quilted
Purpose or Function: Challenge or Contest entry
Other Notes: The quiltmaker lived in: Clarksville, MO about 1874-1878; Montgomery County, MO, about 1878-1906; near Sheridan Lake, Near Bristol, Near Holly, Near Granada all in Colorado, about 1906-1911; Montgomer Co, MO, about 1911-1925; St. Louis, MO, about 1925-1941; Caruthersville, MO, about 1941-1942.
Inscription: There is an inscription
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