Crazy


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-98

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
86.47

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy
OverallWidthF12a
67 3/8 inches
OverallLengthF012b
72 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Beige or Tan
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
TypeInscripF019
Message
Initials
ContInscripF020
G ;F; A Merry Christmas
MethodInscripF021
Printed in the fabric
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1880-1900

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
BlockStyleF030a
None
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Sawtooth border of blue and white equalateral triangles, 2 inches wide.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Silk
FabricTypeF036
Satin
Velvet
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
Foundation Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Machine Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery
Painting
Ink drawing
Attachments (beading, charms, buttons, etc)

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Silk
ColorBackingF040b
Blue or Navy
NumPiecesF042
5
WidthPiecesF042a
6 1/4, 15 3/4, 13 1/2, 15 1/2, 15
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Silk
ConstrucBindF046
Ribbon
WidthBindF047
half inch - one inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Wool
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrColorF049b
blue
NumStitchedF050
6
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052a
Grid square

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Backing fabric is blue strip silk, quilted separtely from top.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Dounce, Helen L

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
New York (NY)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Made by Helen L. Dounce. Large "G" in center of quilt may stand for "Gerity", her daughter's married name.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Other

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_86.47[12141].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
29
2006
CE

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Detail Images

Detail 1
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Detail 1 Caption
"A Merry Christmas Ribbon", Owls

Detail Images


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"A Merry Christmas Ribbon", Owls

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