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Catalog Number 10585-61
Title Cover, Pillow, Crazy
Object Name Cover, Pillow
Description Foundation pieced crazy pillow cover. Two center stripes crossing in middle divide pillow cover into 4 blocks. Some silks completely deteriorated. Seam lines are embrodiered. Colorful velvets predominate. Backing blue (faded) cotton.
Date 1907-1922
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 1922
Material Silks, mostly velvets, cotton
Made Baker, Nancy Agnes (Wray)
Length (in) 17
Width (in) 17
Other Name Quilt Block, Crazy
History Pillow cover made by donor's maternal grandmother, Nancy Agnes Wray Baker (Mrs. Rodney Spaulding Baker) of Bartley, Red Willow County, NE. Came to NE from Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa sometime after 1862 and before 1887. Nancy Baker was a church worker and for many years a member of the Bartley School Board.
Credit line Alice Moore, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Moore, Alice