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1888 Hand-Stitched Antique Patchwork Crazy Quilt

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Start price: $450

Estimated price: $675 - $1,350

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Unique one-of-a-kind American hand stitched patchwork crazy quilt using the embroidery needlework style of this era. The year ‘1888’ is embroidered near the center of the quilt (photo #5), which also contains numerous initials of the quilt maker and/or possibly the members of the family, typical of the period. Measures approximately 57" x 67". This beautiful handiwork was hand-quilted instead of being tied like most crazy quilts; has burnt orange backing. Historic, very collectible and in excellent shape for its age! This quilt has been evaluated in person by a quilting expert with 65 years of experience. American Quilters Society Central Oklahoma Quilters Guild, Inc. Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County Des Moines Area Quilters Guild Livingston Piecemakers Quilt Guild Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild National Association of Certified Quilt Judges National Museum of Natural History – National Quilt Collection Patches ‘n Pieces Quilt Pine Belt Quilters Quilt guilds by state and country Quilters Guild of Dallas Quilters Hall of Fame Quilters United in Learning, Teaching and Self-Improvement Quilters Workshop of Tampa Bay Red River Quilters Santa Clara Valley Quilt Association Suncoast Quilting Circle The Alliance for American Quilts The Applique Society The National Quilt Museum The National Quilting Association Please See Photos and Descriptions. Repairs or slight flaws noted when possible. All Quilts and Hangings Sold ‘as is’. [CBI 679]