Crewel Embroidery


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-1E

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
64.133

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Crewel Embroidery
AltNameF011
Young Family quilt
OverallWidthF12a
78 inches
OverallLengthF012b
93 1/4 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Pink
Brown
Cream
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
ContInscripF020
Keturah Young / March 1806
DateInscripF020a
1806
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
LocInscripF022
on border
DateQuiltF023
1800-1849
DateFinishF023b
1806

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Nontraditional or art
BlockStyleF030a
None
BordDescF034
14 inch wide print.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Print
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Hand Piecing
ConstrucF038b
Hand Applique
ConstrucF038g
Embroidery

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
38 1/2, 38 1/2, 2 1/2.
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Edges turned in/ no separate binding

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Thin (Less than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
linen
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
7
NumStitchF051
6
DesignF052a
Clamshell
Other
DesignF052d
chevrons

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Young, Keturah

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Long Island
ProvStateF057d
New York (NY)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Keturah Young was a daughter of the Revolutionary soldier, Nathan Young of Long Island

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

Exhibition history of quilt

ExhibitListF067a
Quilts from a Young Country, Houston International Quilt Festival, 2008, Houston TX.

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Public-Other
OwnerNameF082a
DAR Museum
OwnerCityF084
Washington, DC
OwnerStateF086
Washington D.C.
OwnerCountryF086b
USA
OwnerZipF087
20006

Image Information

InvenNumF075
DARMuseum_64.133[8742].jpg
ImageConF075a
Full view of quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
DAR Museum
CreditLineF080b
DAR Museum
CopyRestF080c
DAR Museum
DistribRestF080d
DAR Museum
DisplayResF080e
DAR Museum
LicenseF080f
DAR Museum

File Information

function
Image - medium display (250-550 pixels)
file_medium
image
file_format
jpeg
Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
Publisher
Quilt Index
Resource Type
StillImage

data verification

verify
yes
verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
30
2006
CE

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