A large, rectangular multi-coloured fabric 'crazy' style quilt. The fabric is pieced together using herringbone topstitching.
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'If we have little time and limited materials the quickest kind of patchwork quilt is that known as the crazy. For this all we need is a piece of lining the size we wish our quilt to be, an old sheet or piece of unbleached calico, or almost anything we have by us will do. Upon this we place our pieces of any size or shape we like, just how they happen to come, tack into position and finish with feather stitching over the joins.' The crazy quilts in Butler’s collection use a form of herringbone stitch instead of the feather stitch." A selection of Butler's quilts and rugs was purchased by Puke Ariki from Frances and Sereena Burton in 2008.