Crazy quilt

Object Number: 
1946.49
Date: 
1886
Medium: 
Silk, velvet, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 75 x 63 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 190.5 x 161.3 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: top row, second block from left: "E. D. G. / 1886"
Description: 
Crazy quilt with twenty silk feather-stitched patchwork blocks; each corner block with fan motif; maroon velvet border edged with machine-made cotton lace ruffle; light greenish-blue cotton backing.
Gallery Label: 
The maker of this quilt, Elizabeth D. Guernsey, was the wife of Rocellus S. Guernsey and the mother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group