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Crazy Parlour Quilt

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Cite this Quilt

;. Crazy Parlour Quilt. From Michigan State University Museum, Michigan Quilt Project. Published in The Quilt Index, http://quiltindex.org/2018/view/?type=fullrec&kid=27-92-56118. Accessed: 05/25/19

QUILT INDEX RECORD

27-92-56118

Is this quilt damaged? If yes, how?

What embellishment materials were used to make the quilt top?

Describe any repairs made to this quilt.

What fibers were used to make the quilt back?

If you are the quilt owner, how did you acquire this quilt?

What color is the back of the quilt?

Describe the overall quilt design.

Who is the copyright holder?

Michigan State University Museum

If the quilt has an inscription, what type(s) of inscriptions are on the quilt?

Describe any decorative patterns used in the quilt design.

What environment did the quilt maker(s) live in?

Describe any background/fill patterns used in the quilt design.

How do you describe the quilt back?

How was the inscription made?

Where is the inscription found on the quilt?

Where was the quilt made (country)?

United States

Where does/did the quilt maker live (country)?

United States

Choose the best color scheme description for the quilt.

Contributing Institution Name

Michigan State University Museum

If one shape is used throughout the quilt, what is that shape?

How did the quilt maker learn to quilt?

When did the quilt maker begin making quilts?

Why does/did the quilt maker make quilts?

What embellishments were used to make the quilt top?

Embroidery

Who did the quilting?

How are the quilt layers held together?

Tied or tufted

Who made the quilt top?

Quilt owner's state.

Michigan (MI)

How are the blocks arranged in the quilt?

Straight

How are the blocks spaced in the quilt?

Side by side

These are color names that describe how the fabric was made, (usually a dye process) or where the fabric was manufactured. Enter all the specific colors that are found in the quilt.

What piecing method was used to make the quilt top?

Quilt owner's county:

Wayne

When was the form filled out?

7/31/1985

What applique method was used to make the quilt top?

What color(s) is the quilt?

What novelty technique was used to make the quilt top?

Quilt owner's city:

Dearborn

What is the shape of the quilt edge?

Straight

What types of prints were used to make the quilt top?

Where did the quilt maker find the pattern for the quilting design on this quilt?

Choose the gender of the quilt maker(s).

What types of fabric were used to make the quilt top?

Velvet

What is the construction technique used to make the quilt binding?

Quilt owner's name:

Dearborn Historical Museum

Access and copyright information:

Restricted

How many blocks are in the quilt?

9

What types of fiber were used to make the quilt top?

Wool

How is this quilt used?

Museum collection

What is the source of the quilt's pattern?

Ownership of this quilt is:

Public-Other

Collection or Project Name

Michigan Quilt Project

If the source helped design the quilt, choose the best description of their input.

What is the name of the quilt given by the owner?

Crazy Parlour Quilt

What is the structure of the fabric used to make the quilt binding?

Michigan Quilt Project Number

85.1285

What parts of the quilt making process did the quilt maker do?

What type of quilt is this?

Finished quilt

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