Some of the embroidery includes, but is not limited to the following information and Figural subjects. Approx 75 Names signed in embroidery of the ladies who participated in making this quilt. Silk, Velvet and Cotton Remnants.
Several different Types of Flowers. Victorian High Wheel Bicycle how cool is that?? Purple Pine Tree (Christmas Tree) with a star on top.
THE LIST GOES ON AND ON. Here is a small synopsis of what was going on in the United States while this Quilt was getting made in.
There were only 38 states in the union. The Civil War ended only 20 years before.Feb 8 The Dawes Act authorizes the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land and divide it into individual allotments. Those who accepted allotments and lived separately from the tribe were granted United States citizenship. On July 14, 1887, the directors of the International League (Major League Baseball) voted to prohibit the signing of additional black players while allowing those under contract such as Frank Grant of Buffalo and Moses Fleetwood Walker of Syracuse franchise, to remain with their teams through the 1888 season.
By 1889 blacks were no longer players in Major League Basebal. Women did not have the right to vote. Speaking in public, in a political regard-was highly frowned upon (Explains A LOT). 1887 Feb 3, Congress created the Electoral Count Act to avoid disputed natl.
1887 Feb 4, The US federal Interstate Commerce Commission Act was passed. It was enacted to restrict monopolies but did not have much power of enforcement. There was no Ellis Island Immigration Station yet.
This is the exact quilt you will receive. Condition is consistent with age and use. Some fraying of silk light tattering. Trybe Of Gypsies - For the well traveled soul.
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We are not experts, we offer opinions based on our nearly 30 years of experience, graciously shared stories relayed to us by a previous owner, researched information we have discovered, or what we learned from having an expert appraise/value the piece. We always welcome the knowledge of others. We want your experience to be smooth and enjoyable - we appreciate your business. The item "Antique Signed&Dated 1887 INDIANA Crazy Quilt Silk Embroidery Hand Painted 80x80" is in sale since Saturday, August 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Linens & Textiles (Pre-1930)\Quilts\Completed Quilts".
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