Crazy--detail


Quilt Index Record: 16-33-156

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Illinois State Museum
InstInvContrNumF004
1994.143

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
1994
IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Summer spread (quilt top bound but not backed or quilted or tied)
OwnerNameF010
Crazy--detail
OverallWidthF12a
70
OverallLengthF012b
75
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
1893
OtherExDateF023d
1893
OtherDateF023e
Jan Wass, Curator

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
16
SizeBlockF027
various
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BordDescF034
Narrow green velvet inner border and wider silk rep outer border, fans at corner blocks, handsewn.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabPrintF037
Multiple scrap
UniqueF037b
velvet, satin, brocade, plush
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Foundation Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
UniqueF038h
Various embroidery stitches used along seamlines, many commemorative ribbons sewn onto blocks.

Quilt back materials and construction

OtherFabF040a
None.

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Silk
UniqueBindF045a
silk ribbon is basted on and feather stitched along edge.
ConstrucBindF046
Ribbon
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Friends and family of Michael Bradley

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Geneseo
ProvCountyF057b
Henry
ProvStateF057d
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
According to 1880 census Michael Bradley was a grocer in Geneseo and was born in Ireland in 1840. His wife Lida may have helped with this quilt

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Autograph or friendship
QDesignF060b
Decorative throw

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public Museum, Library or Institution
OwnerNameF082a
Illinois State Museum

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
See book: History from the Heart: Quilt Paths Across Illinois, p. 137.

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
USA

Image Information

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Illinois State Museum

File Information

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MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

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