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Amazing !! such beautiful handwork. Quilt, Crazy patternca. 1877 Geography: Midwest, North's Landing, Indiana, United States Culture: American Medium: Silk, silk velvet, cotton, and cotton lace

The top of this quilt is composed of nine pieced blocks surrounded by a black plaid silk border with corner blocks of black moire. The backing is of a maroon satin filled with cotton and machine quilted in a shell pattern

CLEVELAND-HENDRICKS CRAZY QUILT / artist unidentified, United States, 1885–1890, lithographed silk ribbons, silk, and wool with cotton fringe and silk and metallic embroidery, 75 x 77 in., American Folk Art Museum, gift of Margaret Cavigga, 1985.23.3

In Honor of Presidents' Day: Cleveland-Hendricks Crazy Quilt x maker unknown, c. 1885 - collection of the American Folk Art Museum, gift of Margaret Cavigga, seen in Episode 7 of the documentary Why Quilts Matter

Embroidered Crazy Quilt by Susan McCord from the collection of Henry Ford Museum

Embroidered Crazy Quilt by Susan McCord from the collection of Henry Ford Museum

Crazy Quilt Coverlet made from Pawnbroker labels. see more Crazy quilts made from scraps: https://www.pinterest.com/JeffsCelticArt/ac-decor-quilt/

Maker: UNKNOWN Date: 1877 Crazy Patchwork Coverlet made from velvets and silks elaborately decorated with embroidery embellish.

Embroidered Quilts, Crazy Quilting, Embellishments, Needlework, Ornaments, Sewing, Handarbeit, Sew, Decorations

The Darien (Connecticut) Historical Society’s Farrell Family quilt (1881) is an excellent example of an elegant crazy quilt made of velvet and silk, beautifully embroidered, lithographed and painted with initials “H.A.K.”

The Darien (Connecticut) Historical Society’s Farrell Family quilt is an excellent example of an elegant crazy quilt made of velvet and silk, beautifully embroidered, lithographed and painted with initials “H.