Crazy Quilt


Quilt Index Record: 73-19B-46D

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InstInvContrNumF004
BEL-129
locationF007f
Belfast, NY
DateDataF006b
9/12/1989
InstProjNameF003a
New York Quilt Project
InstNameF003
American Folk Art Museum
OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerCityF084
Cameron Mills
OwnerStateF086
New York (NY)
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
ProvenanceF058a
Someone in the family will inherit the quilt.
RelnQuiltF007
Grandmother
QuiltTopF054
Brotzman, Frances Dennis
DateFinishF023b
Before 1927
DateInfoF023f
The quilt maker was in her 50s when the quilt was made.
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
BirthplaceCityF098a
Jasper
BirthplaceStateF098b
New York (NY)
BirthplaceCountryF098d
United States
ProvStateF057d
New York (NY)
ProvCountyF057b
Steuben
LocMadeF057a
Jasper
ProvCountryF057f
United States

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AddNotesF132
She lived in Jasper all of her life, her family were the first settlers in that area.
FatherNameF109
Dennis, Samuel
BplaceF109a
Her family lived and worked as farmers in Jasper, NY.
MotherNameF111
Merrian, Mary
BplaceF111a
Her family lived and worked as farmers in Jasper, NY.
EthBkgrndF110
Dutch
EthBkgrndF112
Dutch
RelAffF103
Yes, she attended the local Methodist Church.
MarriageF099b
The quiltmaker was married.
SpouseF113
Brotzman, Adelbert
OccupationF115
He was a farmer.
NoChildF116
Six; Dennis, Ora, Margaret, Mary, Martha, Myra
RelItemsF088a
Yes, there are photographs and sewing tools.
OwnerNameF010
Crazy Quilt
SourceMatF063
Old clothes
OthSourceF063a
She made quilts from old family's clothes.

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description
Crazy Quilt from family garments
OverallLengthF012b
93"
OverallWidthF12a
78"
LayFormatF024
Block pattern
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
FiberTypesF035
Wool
FabPrintF037
Checked
Plaid
Print
Solid/plain
Striped
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
SpacingF029
Side by side
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
BordDescF034
There is no border on this quilt.
FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
DescBackF043
Print
NumPiecesF042
The back is seamed.
WidthPiecesF042a
38"
ColorBackingF040b
Gray

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MatUsedF048
Wool
BattLoftF048a
Thin
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Blanket, buttonhole, or other decorative applique stitch
UniqueF038h
Feather, daisy, turkey tracks. The quilt is blind and running stitched.
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Fading
OtherDamageF016a
This quilt is fragile. The batting has shifted.

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. Rights and Access

AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
American Folk Art Museum
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University and Michigan State University Museum
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
Still Image

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