Overall: 78 x 66 1/4 x 1/2 in. ( 198.1 x 168.3 x 1.3 cm )
Embroidered silk crazy quilt; patchwork center composed of large central block surrounded by smaller rectangular blocks centering a moss green silk patch embroidered with the maker's initials (KLS); consisting of velvet, taffeta, brocade, duchess, damask, faille, Ottoman, satin and twill woven silks pieced together by multicolored decorative stitches in cretan, herringbone, feather, lazy daisy, blanket (or buttonhole), satin and straight stitches; with appliqu
Gift of Colonel Montgomery Schuyler
embroidered: at center of obverse: "KLS / 1887"
According to the accession records, this quilt was made in New York by Katherine Beekman (Livingston) Schuyler (1842-1914), wife of Montgomery Schuyler (1843-1914) and mother of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.