Flying Swallows

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Pattern Names: Treadwell Family quilt, Turkey Tracks
Quilter Group: Treadwell Family
Period: 1850-1875
Date: 1854-1870
Location Made: Connecticut (CT) USA
Project Name: Permanent Collection
Contributor: DAR Museum
ID Number: 86.142.2
Brackman Number: 3107
Layout Format: Block pattern
Quilt Size: 65 3/4 inches x 82 inches
Fabrics: Cotton, Print, Solid/plain
Colors: White, Green, Red
Construction: Hand Piecing, Hand Applique, Reverse Applique
Purpose or Function: Unknown
Other Notes: Amanda Treadwell, a fourteen year old girl, was living in Weston, Connecticut in 1850. See 86.142.1 for another friendship quilt from this family.
Inscription: In ink and embroidery in square centers A 1- Sarah M. Francis Danbury Dec 1863 2- Carrie A. Francis Danbury Dec 1863 3- William Francis Danbury Dec 1863 4- Mrs. WIlliam Francis Danbury Dec 1863 5- Hannah Hull Danbury Aug 1860 B 1- Abby Fayerweather January 1860 2- John H. Cosier Danbury Nov 23 1859 3- L. Jane Hall Bridgeport Sep 11 1858 4- S.L. Beach Danbury Jan 26 1855 5- Mrs. Louisa E.Ford Litchfield Conn Feb 1863 C 1- WPF June 1860 2- Mary A. Coner Danbury Nov 23 1858 3- Ann E. Rider Danbury May 1860 4- Julia A. Brothwell Bridgeport 5- Julia A. Welch Mill Plain July 1859 D 1- Susan P. Welch Mill Plain July 1859 2- Mrs. F. M. Welch Mill Plain July 22 3- Henry Rider Danbury May 22 1860 4- Roswell Brothwell Bridgeport Conn 5- George W. Ferry Bethel April 1864
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