Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-45

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
81.99

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
76 inches
OverallLengthF012b
65 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Embellished or trimmed
PredomColorsF014
Red
Pink
Green
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Date
ContInscripF020
1885
DateInscripF020a
1885
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1885

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
NumBlockF026
30
SizeBlockF027
12 1/2 x 13
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Foundation Piecing
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Painting
Other embellishment technique
EmbMatF039
Silk thread

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Silk
ColorBackingF040b
Red
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
22 1/2, 22 1/2, 20 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

UniqueBindF045a
lace
ConstrucBindF046
Lace
WidthBindF047
greater than one inch
BindWidthF047a
2 1/2

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Decorative embroidery on all seams. Center blocks contain larger pieces of fabric and larger embelishment designs of painted and ruched flowers.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Truby, Mary Ellen Weller

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Starke
ProvStateF057d
Florida (FL)
ProvCountryF057f
USA

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public-Other
OwnerNameF082a
DAR Museum
OwnerCityF084
Washington, DC
OwnerStateF086
Washington D.C.
OwnerCountryF086b
USA
OwnerZipF087
20006

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_81.99[11890].jpg
ImageConF075a
Full view of quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
DAR Museum
CreditLineF080b
DAR Museum
CopyRestF080c
DAR Museum
DistribRestF080d
DAR Museum
DisplayResF080e
DAR Museum
LicenseF080f
DAR Museum

File Information

function
Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
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

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
30
2006
CE

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