Crazy


Quilt Index Record: 42-75-534

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wisconsin Quilt History Project
InstInvContrNumF004
197

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Blood relative of quiltmaker
Other
SourceOtherF006a
Great-granddaughter of the quilt maker
DateDataF006b
04-08-1989
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited
interviewerF007e
Hood, N.
locationF007f
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
OwnerNameF010
Crazy
AltNameF011
Contained Crazy
OverallWidthF12a
67 in.
OverallLengthF012b
82.5 in.
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Beige or Tan
Gold
Gray
Green
Maroon
Pink
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
DamageF016
Tears or holes
RepairsF017
Other
OtherRepairsF017a
Back has been added more recently.
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
FamDateF023c
c. 1885
DateInfoF023f
Mrs. Whitney was approximately 65 years of age when the quilt was made.

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
30
SizeBlockF027
13.75 x 13.75 in.
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
30

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
Wool
FabricTypeF036
Broadcloth
Flannel
Handwoven
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Checked
Multiple scrap
Plaid
Premium type
Solid/plain
Striped
ConstrucF038
Foundation Piecing
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
Hand Applique
EmbellTechF038f
Yes
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
PaperF038i
no
EmbMatF039
Cotton thread

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout
Solid/plain

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Twill weave
ConstrucBindF046
Bias grain
Machine sewn
Separate binding applied
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Wool

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
ThrTypeF049a
Wool
ThrColorF049b
Red
KnotsF051b
yes
DesignF052a
All-over-design
Grid square
DesignF052d
Red wool yarn ties are tied approximately every 4 inches creating a grid square pattern all over the top.

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Every patch is hand embroidered with elaborate combinations of various stitches. French knots, buttonhole stitch, star stitch, feather stitch and creton stitch. Flowers, a bird, a Fleur de lis medallion, and sheaths of wheat are also hand embroidered in the patches. The interviewer described the stitching as good.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Whitney, Jane Rogers
QuiltedByF055
Whitney, Jane Rogers

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Stevens Point
ProvCountyF057b
Portage
ProvStateF057d
Wisconsin (WI)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
ProvenanceF058a
Great-granddaughter inherited quilt through her mother.

Quilt purposes uses

QDesignF060b
Bedding, special occasion
PresUseF062
Keepsake/memento

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Public domain/traditional pattern
PattSourceF065
Public domain

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
SourceInfoF088b
Hood, Nancy
DateObtainedF088c
04-08-1989

Quiltmaker personal information

MaidenF097b
Rogers
GenderF098
Female
BirthDateF099
1821
MarriageF099b
abt. 1840
DeathF100
1889
EthnicF101
Canadian
RelAffF103
First Baptist
BirthplaceCityF098a
Whitney/Northumberland
BirthplaceProvF098c
New Brunswick
BirthplaceCountryF098d
Canada
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

CountyF106
Portage
CityF106a
Stevens Point
StateF107
Wisconsin (WI)
CountryF108
United States

Quiltmaker Family history

FatherNameF109
Rogers, Anthony
MotherNameF111
Rogers, Hannah
SpouseF113
Whitney Sr, George W.
NoChildF116
9

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
Mrs. Whitney's parents lived in New Brunswick, Canada. Two of her children died at the ages of 12 and 16 from small pox. Other quilts have been documented in the Quilt Index under her name at #194, #195, & #196. Her daughter (West, Emma Grace Whitney) has quilts documented in the Quilt Index at #198 & #199.

Image Information

InvenNumF075
197a
ImageConF075a
quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Slide
DateF079
4
8
1989
CE
DigDateF079a
4
1
2013
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
CopyRestF080c
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
DistribRestF080d
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
DisplayResF080e
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
LicenseF080f
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts

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data verification

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dateverified
11
5
2015
CE

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