Crazy Patchwork Pennants

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Description

This fun quilt top has been pieced from wool felt university pennants. Feather stitching decorates the edges of each flag. Given the rather stiff nature of these pennants, it is more likely that this was made as a decorative memento than as a bed cover.

Object Name

» crazy quilts

Dated

From 1900 (after) to 1972 (before)

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Materials

» wool (textile)
» cotton (textile)

Technique

» patchwork
» tying
» sewing (needleworking technique)
» embroidering

Production place

» United States of America

Object number

1972.213.a

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