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Crazy Fan
Lucy Boyd
Provenance unknown
c1890
Wool
73 1/2” x 75”
MSUM 4853.2.3, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Armstrong
Photo by KEVA, all rights reserved Michigan State University Museum

Phillip and Bobbie Armstrong bought three quilts from Mr. Stanley Thorpe and his wife Murle Walters Thorpe, after they moved to a nursing home. Murle's mother was Lucy Boyd who made this crazy quilt. Lucy's mother was Ruth Elvira Boyd who made another crazy quilt in the MSU Museum collection.


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