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Crazy Quilt with Animals

A quilt composed of multicolored and irregular patches sewn together. The patches are decorated with animals, plants, and other floral motifs and patterns. The quilt is bordered by a floral pattern on a black background.
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  • A quilt composed of multicolored and irregular patches sewn together. The patches are decorated with animals, plants, and other floral motifs and patterns. The quilt is bordered by a floral pattern on a black background.

Date:

1886

Artist:

Designed and executed by Florence Elizabeth Marvin
American, 1856-1916
United States, New York, Brooklyn Heights

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Artist

Florence Elizabeth Marvin

Title

Crazy Quilt with Animals

Origin

New York

Date

Made 1886

Medium

Pieced and embroidered “crazy” quilt; dyed and printed silk, cotton, wool and metallic plain, twill, satin, velvet and patterned weave fabrics and ribbons; silk, cotton and metallic embroidery threads, raised work embroidered appliques, glass beads, metal spangles

Dimensions

206.7 × 209.2 cm (81 3/8 × 82 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Margaret Cavigga Trust

Reference Number

2003.294

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