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Crazy Quilt with Sawtooth Border
  • Elizabeth Paulina Shinabarger Waddle
    active: United States
  • Crazy Quilt with Sawtooth Border, circa 1880–1910
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk, cotton, velvet, embroidering, acetate film, chenille, piecing
  • Object Length/Width: 94 1/4 x 91 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width: 239.39 x 232.41 cm
  • Gift of Mrs. Paul Roofe
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0124
Label Text

Pieced crazy quilt, made primarily of velvets of different shapes and sizes. Narrow border of vari-colored velvet on one side; narrow border of brown velvet on one side; wide border of brown velvet on other two. Sig: Recto, lower left, embroidered "JCW" The maker was the donor's grandmother.