Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 1E-3D-1039

Project Information

InstNameF003
Michigan State University Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Michigan State University Museum Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
91.0008
InstInvContrNumF004a
7097.1

Page 1

OwnerNameF010
Crazy Quilt
AltNameF011
Contained Crazy
QuiltTopF054
Lardner, Lena
QuiltedByF055OthPeopleF056IfQownerF007b
Received as a gift
LocMadeF057a
Niles
ProvCountyF057b
Berrien
ProvStateF057d
Michigan (MI)
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1889

Page 2-Quiltmaker Information

ReasonsF060PresUseF062
Museum collection
GenderF098
Female
CityF106a
Niles
CountyF106
Berrien
StateF107
Michigan (MI)
EnviroF104cMarriageF099bSpouseF113NoChildF116
3
NoFemF116a
1
NoMaleF116b
2
LearnedToQuiltF117WhenQuiltF118WhyQuiltF119

Page 3-Physical Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OverallWidthF12a
81"
OverallLengthF012b
81"
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014QuiltSpecColorF014aOverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Very good/almost new
DamageF016
Disintegration of fabric
RepairsF017ContInscripF020
From patriot sire to patriot son, Our flag is handed down, Thro' battles fought and victories won, It holds its old renown, And second only to the cross, Let this bright emblem be!, Thro' earthly gain and earthly loss, Our sign of Liberty! Mother July 31, 1889
DateInscripF020a
July 31,1889
MethodInscripF021
Ink
LocInscripF022OtherLocInscripF022a
top
LayFormatF024
Crazy
NumBlockF026
16
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
OtherSpaceF029a
Handmade lace
SashWidthF032
5 3/4
BlockStyleF030a

Page 4-Physical Description continued

NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
7 3/4", hand made lace
FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Velvet
FabPrintF037UniqueF037b
Sashed and bordered in hand made string lace.
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038bConstrucF038dEmbellTechF038f
Yes
UniqueF038h
Ink drawing/Painting
EmbMatF039
Other attachments
UniqueF039a
Lace
FabFiberTypesF040
Silk
ColorBackingF040bDescBackF043

Page 5-Binding and Quilting

MatUsedF044FabStrucF045QuiltTechF049DesignF052aDesignF052bDesignF052c

Page 6-Design and Fabric Sources

SourceMatF063TopSourceF064

Page 7-Owner Information

SourceOtherF006a
Museum employee
OwnershipF082
Public- Michigan State University Museum
OwnerNameF082a
Michigan State University Museum
OwnerCityF084
East Lansing
OwnerCountyF085
Ingham
OwnerStateF086
Michigan (MI)
AcquiredF058
Gift
ProvenanceF058a
7-8-1990, Sally Peterson, Acquired from estate sale of Ring Lardner's brother
ReposFile
MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b6e3-a_8092.jpg
1E-3D-1039-234-MichiganMSUMuseum-a0b6e3-a_8092.jpg
189069
image/jpeg
AccessF080
Restricted
CopyRestF080c
Michigan State University Museum

Data Verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Donaldson, Beth
dateverified
11
29
2007
CE

Historical and Cultural Information About this Quilt

IfQmakerF007a
Made entire quilt
PartDesF007cPattSourceF065AddNotesF066
Patriotic poetry, flags and emblems.
OtherSourceMat
Clippings or photocopies

Image Information

Contributing Institutions
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
photocredit079a1
Pearl Yee Wong
HolderF080a
Michigan State University Museum
CreditLineF080b
Courtesy of Michigan State University Museum
DistribRestF080d
Michigan State University Museum
DisplayResF080e
Michigan State University Museum
LicenseF080f
Michigan State University Museum

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