Crazy quilt top

Object Number: 
INV.12119
Date: 
1888
Medium: 
Silk, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 5/8 x 60 5/8 x 1/4 in. ( 87.9 x 154 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: at center: "O" embroidered: near one short edge: "1888" embroidered: on various pieces near center: "C.M.R.", "73", "A", "D", "M", and "CN" [or "NC"]
Description: 
Silk crazy quilt top with large "O" and flowers embroidered on white satin piece at center; flowers, initials, numbers, and butterflies embroidered on other pieces; white (now yellowed) cotton backing with edges folded over and basted to obverse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group