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9-6-1825

Who documented this quilt?

Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project

Where are the records for this quilt housed?

Louisiana Regional Folklife Program, Louisiana Tech University

Date data was collected:

5/5/1990

Lousiana Quilt Documentation Project Number:

2235

Quilt's title:

Crazy Patch (String)

Quilt owner's city:

Dean Community, Union Parish

Quilt owner's state:

Louisiana (LA)

How was this quilt acquired?

Gift

Quilt top made by:

Graves, Sallie McKinnie

Quiltmaker's date of birth:

Feb., 15 1886

Quiltmaker's date and place of death:

Jun-68

Type of item:

Finished quilt

Sizes, overall width:

70

Sizes, overall length:

89

Size of quilt blocks:

14 X 15.5

Describe the techniques used to make the quilt top:

Pieced

Pieced quilt type:

Block pattern

Arrangement of quilt blocks:

On point or rotated 45 degrees

Setting:

Alternating with plain squares

Binding:

Back turned to front

Number of borders:

4

Describe the borders:

2.5 inches wide

Top fabric, fiber:

Cotton

Top fabric, design:

Feedsack; Print; Solid/plain

Top fabric, color value:

Multicolor; Dark colors

Backing/lining, design:

Solid/plain

Number of quilting stitches per inch, place 1:

4

Quilting, color of thread:

white

Quilting, design:

Other, log cabin

Batting:

Cotton

Condition:

Fair/worn

Family/owner's date for quilt:

1930

Who estimated the quilt's date?

Date estimated by Susan Roach

Place made, country:

United States

Copyright holder:

Louisiana Regional Folklife Program

Cite this Quilt

Graves, Sallie McKinni. Crazy Patch (String). From Louisiana Regional Folklife Program, Louisiana Tech University, Louisiana Quilt Documentation Project. Published in The Quilt Index, https://quiltindex.org/view/?type=fullrec&kid=9-6-1825. Accessed: 04/20/24