. Crazy Quilt. December 25, 1900. hand pieced silk and silk embroidery. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dodds. 1985.19.
length: 86 in, 218.4400 cm; width: 86 in, 218.4400 cm
Numerous initials embroidered throughout
Textile Art and Fashion
Textile Art and Fashion-American
The white center of each block is the focal point around which other pieces appear to swirl, creating the effect of a vortex or eddy. The different backing fabric on each block, and the date December 25, 1900, suggest a group-made Christmas present.
Gifted April 1985 by Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dodds [Denver, CO] to the Denver Art Museum
- "Optical Quilts," October 23, 1999 - April 2, 2000 (DAM)
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