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The Resource Crazy quilt

Crazy quilt

Label
Crazy quilt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 15 quotes and descriptions by women who've spent time as patients in various insane asylums
  • "A collection of excerpts from narratives written by women imprisoned for madness. Descriptions span from the Civil War period to the present and feature unknown women as well as such celebrated figures as Kate Millet and Frances Farmer. These extraordinary tales are related with keen intelligence, rage, and mordant humor. Silkscreen and letterpress printed on squares of white coverweight Folio. Each page is a patch work of black alternating with rich color blocks (over seventy-five in the edition); text is in the form of stitch-like handwriting. Hinged pages unfold in four directions to reveal myriad shapes and patterns resembling a large, crazy quilt."--Bookseller's website, accessed 20 February 2012
  • Printed in an edition of 100 using silkscreen and letterpress printing. The book was created ... at Women's Studio Workshop. Numbered and signed by the artist. Issued in a black cloth tri-fold portfolio, in black cloth slip-case
Dimensions
26 x 26 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Immediate source of acquisition
Vamp & Tramp;
Note
  • Clark Library copy: No. 17/100 copies, signed by the author. In a black slip case, decorated in gray; black silk over boards.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: no.15/100. Purchase, Joshua Heller Rare Books, 1999.
  • Biomed's Rare copy: no. 98, signed by the author.
Other physical details
all col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40834098
  • ucoclc40834098
Label
Crazy quilt
Publication
Note
  • 15 quotes and descriptions by women who've spent time as patients in various insane asylums
  • "A collection of excerpts from narratives written by women imprisoned for madness. Descriptions span from the Civil War period to the present and feature unknown women as well as such celebrated figures as Kate Millet and Frances Farmer. These extraordinary tales are related with keen intelligence, rage, and mordant humor. Silkscreen and letterpress printed on squares of white coverweight Folio. Each page is a patch work of black alternating with rich color blocks (over seventy-five in the edition); text is in the form of stitch-like handwriting. Hinged pages unfold in four directions to reveal myriad shapes and patterns resembling a large, crazy quilt."--Bookseller's website, accessed 20 February 2012
  • Printed in an edition of 100 using silkscreen and letterpress printing. The book was created ... at Women's Studio Workshop. Numbered and signed by the artist. Issued in a black cloth tri-fold portfolio, in black cloth slip-case
Dimensions
26 x 26 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Immediate source of acquisition
Vamp & Tramp;
Note
  • Clark Library copy: No. 17/100 copies, signed by the author. In a black slip case, decorated in gray; black silk over boards.
  • Spec. Coll. copy: no.15/100. Purchase, Joshua Heller Rare Books, 1999.
  • Biomed's Rare copy: no. 98, signed by the author.
Other physical details
all col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40834098
  • ucoclc40834098

Library Locations

  • Charles E. Young Research LibraryBorrow it
    280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
  • Powell LibraryBorrow it
    120S Election Walk, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1450, US
    34.0716126 -118.4421809
  • Science and Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    8270 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-9810, US
    34.068987 -118.442659
  • UCLA LibraryBorrow it
    Los Angeles, CA, US
  • UCLA Library Special CollectionsBorrow it
    A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
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