Q9107 Victorian Crazy Quilt

c.1885
30 x 39 inches
Massachusetts
$2,200

This small size masterpiece is a feast for ones eyes. Created for "Mother"....as stitched on this quilt...we have some of the most intricate and unusual embellishments and patterns seen here. The fabrics are a variety of silks ans silk velvets dating from the mid 19th century. We are delighted to see origional pattern designs as well as exquisite ribbon work, silk chenille embroidery, gold metallic thread embroidery, and dozens and dozens of exquisite embroidery outline stitches.