plant (cotton, rayon), silk
177.8 x 168.9 cm
Crazy quilt consisting of blocks approximately 9.5 cm square with some embroidery. Embellished star pattern found at each corner. The backing is of printed cotton sateen, with widely spaced quilted stars. "Admission Day/Santa Cruz/November 9, 1889" hand stitched onto surface. Purchased in Hawai'I at an estate auction (for about $20), 1960/61.
Collection Name: Jackson E. Doar