Crazy


Quilt Index Record: 16-33-25

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Illinois State Museum
InstInvContrNumF004
1998.152.34
InstInvContrNumF004a
624

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Relative of quiltmaker
DateDataF006b
c. 1988
IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
IfQownerF007b
Purchased the quilt

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Crazy
OverallWidthF12a
67
OverallLengthF012b
78
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Gold
Black
Beige or Tan
Purple
Red
Brown
OverallColorF14b
Dark colors
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
TypeInscripF019
Date
Initials
ContInscripF020
EH
EH
1901
DateInscripF020a
1901
MethodInscripF021
In the quilting
LocInscripF022
on border
OtherLocInscripF022a
corner
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
FamDateF023c
1901
OtherExDateF023d
1901
OtherDateF023e
Jan Wass, Curator

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
NumBlockF026
80
SizeBlockF027
6
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
BordDescF034
Narrow inner border, wider outer border, butted.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
Wool
Silk
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
UniqueF037b
velour, brilliantine, cotton sateen
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Machine Piecing
Foundation Piecing
EmbellTechF038f
No

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Maroon
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
20
DescBackF043
Solid/plain
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Machine sewn
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
No filling

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
black
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052a
In-the-ditch
DesignF052b
Cables
DesignF052d
In-the-ditch quilting around squares, heart and intersecting cable design in border.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Hershberger, Elizabeth Kauffman

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Arthur
ProvStateF057d
Illinois (IL)
ProvCountryF057f
USA

Quilt purposes uses

QDesignF060b
Bedding, daily use

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
“Illinois Amish Quilts: Sharing Threads of Tradition.” Springfield, IL. Illinois State Museum.
NamePlaceF067
Illinois State Museum: Sharing Threads of Tradition
LocExhibitF068
Springfield, IL
TypeExhibitF070
Museum
ExpExhibitF070a
Illinois State Museum

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: Illinois Amish Quilts, pp. 58-59.

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Kauffman, Elizabeth
BirthDateF099
1852
MarriageF099b
1873
DeathF100
1926
EthnicF101
Amish
RelAffF103
Amish

Quiltmaker address

CountryF108
USA

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Kauffman, Moses J.
BplaceF109a
OH
EthBkgrndF110
Amish
MotherNameF111
Beachy, Catherine
BplaceF111a
OH
EthBkgrndF112
Amish
SpouseF113
Hershberger, Eli P.
OccupationF115
farmer
NoChildF116
7
NoFemF116a
3
NoMaleF116b
4

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
See 1998.152.35.

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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Quilt Index
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