UF249 Victorian Crazy Quilt Pillow Sham
c.1885
27 x 27 (measurements include a 4 ¼ inch ruffle)
Massachusetts
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In perfect and original condition, this pillow sham contains a fantastic collection of silks and silk ribbons. Every seam has been skillfully embellished with a variety of soft colors in Pearl cotton, using feather, fly, double herringbone, buttonhole, and outline stitches. The center block has been further embellished with a nosegay of rose flowers with yellow-green stems and leaves. The backing and ruffle were made from a high thread count orange polished cotton. Please note that for photographic purposes only, this sham was fastened to a white background sheet using long pins, which are visible in the photograph along the top ruffle. Name of maker upon sale.