Crazy Quilt

Crazy patchwork patterns sewn to printed cotton squares; embroidered with animals, insects, flowers and other motifs.

Made by Lucy Catherine Zeigler Hicks, American

Geography:
Made in Howard, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1876-1880

Medium:
Patchwork of silk plain, satin, and velvet weaves with silk embroidery in satin, feather fagoting, knotted insertion, and herringbone stitches

Dimensions:
6 feet 6 inches × 65 inches (198.1 × 165.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1946-8-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Ralph T. K. Cornwell in memory of his mother Amy Josephine Kline Cornwell, 1946

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