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Catalog Number 9287-37
Title Quilt, Crazy
Object Name Quilt
Description Crazy quilt make of large blocks. Edging consists of pointed pieces of maroon silk fabric feather stitched with yellow. The edging forms a zig-zag line. Each corner has a large square block with a hand painted floral design. At center are small blocks with hand painted names "Ernest," "J. H. Ames." Each block has hand embroidered design of some kind in a variety of colors. There are several convention badges near the center (22nd Tri-Annual Conclave, August 1883; Golden Gate Commandry, No. 16, K.T., San Francisco."
Date 1908 or Before
Height (in) 72
Width (in) 72
Search Terms Political Quilts
Credit line Mrs. John Ames, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Ames, Mrs. John