Bedcover or Parlor Throw (Crazy Quilt)

A work made of silk and cotton, pieced plain, twill, and satin weaves, some with supplementary patterning warps, supplementary patterning and brocading wefts, self-patterning, and/or cut solid velvet; some painted; embroidered with silk in buttonhole, cross, double feather, feather, herringbone, satin, slanting cretan, stem, and straight stitches; french knots.
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  • A work made of silk and cotton, pieced plain, twill, and satin weaves, some with supplementary patterning warps, supplementary patterning and brocading wefts, self-patterning, and/or cut solid velvet; some painted; embroidered with silk in buttonhole, cross, double feather, feather, herringbone, satin, slanting cretan, stem, and straight stitches; french knots.

Date:

1884

Artist:

United States

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Title

Bedcover or Parlor Throw (Crazy Quilt)

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1884

Medium

Silk and cotton, pieced plain, twill, and satin weaves, some with supplementary patterning warps, supplementary patterning and brocading wefts, self-patterning, and/or cut solid velvet; some painted; embroidered with silk in buttonhole, cross, double feather, feather, herringbone, satin, slanting Cretan, stem, and straight stitches; French knots

Dimensions

187.3 x 176 cm (73 3/4 x 69 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Graham

Reference Number

1973.319

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