Quilt (or decorative throw), Crazy pattern

Tamar Horton Harris North American

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The top of this quilt is composed of nine pieced blocks surrounded by a black plaid silk border with corner blocks of black moire. The backing is of a maroon satin filled with cotton and machine quilted in a shell pattern. The top is stitched to the backing at wide intervals. The Crazy patches and border are embroidered with both cotton thread and chenille. Some patches are decorated with paint as well as embroidery.

Quilt (or decorative throw), Crazy pattern, Tamar Horton Harris North (1833–1905), Silk, silk velvet, cotton, and cotton lace, American

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