- Item 82352 - "Crazy quilt," Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1880
- Contributed by Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
- Item 82352
- 4000px x 2953px - 13.3"w x 9.8"h @ 300dpi | Need a larger size?
- *Credit line must read: Collections of Great Cranberry Island Historical Society
This quilt was recovered from the Preble House on Great Cranberry Island by the home's mid-20th century owner. Known as a "crazy" quilt for its variety of fancy stitching, fabrics, and free-form patterns, this brightly colored quilt type was popular at the end of the 19th century. There is a long quilting tradition on the Cranberry Isles; this quilt may well have been made on the island.Show Details