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Object Name Quilt, Bed
Common Name Quilt
Catalog Number 1981.7
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Cotton; silk
Dimensions H-74.25 W-55.25 inches
Description This crazy quilt has a lightweight yellow cotton backing. The quilt is made of multi-colored silks and velvets. The embroidered images include a spider, spider webs, bumble bee, fish, anchor, birds, a water glass, flower basket, hat, arm, eye, and flowers. One of the more distinctive designs is a blue and white checked silk fabric with the initials I.O.O.F embroidered in crossstitch within the checks. In the center is a green wreath with a baby blue ribbon. Inside the wreath is the letter "R".
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Quilts
Quilting parties
Quilting
Crazes
Handicraft
Art
Crafts (Handicraft)
Birds
Spiders
Spiderwebs
Fraternal lodges
Fraternal organizations
Search Terms Quilt
Quilt patterns
Quilting
Quilts
Crazy Quilt
Crafts
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS