Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-CF

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
87.91

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crazy Quilt
OverallWidthF12a
60 inches
OverallLengthF012b
60 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Black
Orange
Red
White
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Initials
ContInscripF020
A
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
DateFinishF023b
1880-1900

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Crazy
NumBlockF026
9
SizeBlockF027
20 x 20
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
Red
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
30,30
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Silk
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Not quilted

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Fisher, Nano

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Delaware (DE)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
See DAR 87.81 for another Crazy quilt by same maker.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Other

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnerNameF082a
DAR Museum
OwnerCityF084
Washington, DC
OwnerStateF086
Washington D.C.
OwnerCountryF086b
USA
OwnerZipF087
20006

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_87.91[12149].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

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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

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yes
verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
9
5
2006
CE

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