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Object Name: Crazy quilt
Date: 1886
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Medium: Silk, velvet, cotton
Dimensions: Overall: 75 x 63 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 190.5 x 161.3 x 1.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States, New York
Description: Crazy quilt with twenty silk feather-stitched patchwork blocks; each corner block with fan motif; maroon velvet border edged with machine-made cotton lace ruffle; light greenish-blue cotton backing.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Eva L. Guernsey
Object Number: 1946.49
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Marks: embroidered: top row, second block from left: "E. D. G. / 1886"

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The maker of this quilt, Elizabeth D. Guernsey, was the wife of Rocellus S. Guernsey and the mother of the donor.