A Victorian crazy patch quilt using various silk and velvet fabric pieces, dated to 1883 and 1884. The squares are joined by various cotton embroidery stitches, each corner with striped silk on radial “fan” pattern, mounted on flour sacks. Thirty squares, approximately 10” each. There are embroidery stitches and motifs; many children embroidered on. Silk and velvet pieces mounted on flour sacks with trademarks from Salinas, Stockton, and Oakland.
Techniques: Embroidered, pieced, and appliqued by hand
Geographic Location: North and Central America - United States
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Charles A. Stanley