TN Signed and Dated Crazy Quilt
Tennessee Victorian pieced and embroidered crazy quilt, dated 1884, made for Mabel McKinney, only sister of Judge Colin Pierson McKinney (TN Supreme Court Judge, b. 1873), by her friends. Stitched with various designs and motifs including birds, dog, cats, peacock, flowers, ship, cornucopia, fan, spider web, horse, Kate Greenway children, bird's nest and butterfly. Red velvet border with brown wool felt backing. 58" H x 59" W.
Some deterioration to fabrics, especially to silks and red velvet border.