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Bedcover (Altered or Unfinished Crazy Quilt)

Quilt made of many small, multicolored scraps of fabric arranged organically, with a thick black border.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • Quilt made of many small, multicolored scraps of fabric arranged organically, with a thick black border.

Date:

1883

Artist:

Phyllis Rothschild (American, active c. 1883)
United States

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Phyllis Rothschild

Title

Bedcover (Altered or Unfinished Crazy Quilt)

Place

United States (Object made in)

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Made 1883

Medium

Silks, in a variety of weaves including cut velvet weave, printed; brocaded; pieced and appliquéd; embroidered in a variety of stitches in silk and chenille threads; backed with cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

167.7 × 166.6 cm (66 × 65 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jerome Harris

Reference Number

1964.186

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