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Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection


Crazy Quilt top
Provenance unknown
c1860
82" x 82"
Cotton with cotton filling
1998:53.375
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

This is a very early example of a cotton crazy quilt. Fabrics have been cut out randomly from the top. It may have been used as a fabric source for quilt restoration.




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