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Crazy Quilt

Crazy Quilt
Maker unkown
Ohio
c1890
Silk, cotton
66” x 66”
MSUM TC1993.1, Gift of John and Terri Dickey
Photo by Pearl Yee Wong, all rights reserved Michigan StateUniversity Museum

This quilt was inherited by John and Terri Dickey from his mother Ruth Simms Dickey (1894-1989) and her sister Lillian Simms Ssuiter (1886-1987). They inherited quilts from their mother Alice Bay Simms 1864-1949, Gallia Co. Ohio. None of these ladies quilted although it was thought Alice Simms' sisters did. It is not known who the quilters were.


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