Turkey Tracks


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-A1

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
86.142.1

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Turkey Tracks
AltNameF011
Treadwell Family quilt
BrackmanF011a
5.36
OverallWidthF12a
84 inches
OverallLengthF012b
71 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Red
Green
White
OverCondF015
Poor/very worn
RepairHistF018
Newer backing.
ContInscripF020
Ink inscriptions A 1- Daniel A. Nichols Monroe, April 1864 2- Selina Nichols Monroe April 1864 3- Abbie M. Tredwell Redding April 1864 4- Lina E. Treadwell Redding April 1864 5- Mrs. Their Treadwell Redding April 1864 6- Elizabeth English Danbury Nov 12 1860 7- Isaac H. English Danbury Nov 12 1860 B 1- Lucins S. Wildman Danbury Nov 1860 2- Joseph Treadwell Bethel Sept 1858 3- Sarah M. Treadwell Lyons Plain May 1st 1858 4- Joseph A. Treadwell Lyons Plain May 1st 1858 5- Moses D. Treadwell Lyons Plain May 1st 1858 6- Flora Boughton Ridgefield Sep. 1859 7- Russell Wildman Danbury Feb 21 1859 C 1- 2- Helen Treadwell Bethel Conn. 3- Joseph N. Treadwell Redding May 10, 1862 4- Ann E. Treadwell Lyons Plain May 1st 1858 5- Mrs. D.S. Tomlinson Lyons Plain May 1858 6- Burr Boughton Ridgefield Sept 1855 7- Margaret 4 Wildman Danbury Feb 1859 D 1- 2- Aaron Treadwell Redding April 1864 3- Louisa Treadwell Lyons Plain May 1858 4- And the dead for Christ shall rise first / In memory of Amanda Treadwell / who fell asleep March 11, 1854 / By her sister, Louisa, Lyons Plains, Ct. 5- Rev. D. G. Tomlinson Lyons Plain May 15 1858 6- Lois R. Ferry Bethel Aug 11 1859 7- Hiram B. Wildman Danbury Aug 1860 E 1- 2- Lois B. Treadwell Redding April 1864 3- Marinda Treadwell Lyon Plain May 1st 1858 4- Walter Treadwell Lyos Plain May 15 1858 5- Frederick W. Treadwell Lyons Plain 6- Walker Ferry Bethel Aug 11 1865 7- Rebeca Wildman Danbury Aug 11 1865 F 1- 2- Bradley Treadwell Sanfordtown April 1864 3- Fanny Treadwell Sandfordtown April 1864 4- Anna H. Middlebrook Bridgeport Sept 11 1858 5- M.C. Allen Bridgeport Sept 11 1858 6- Agnes E. Ferry Bethel Aug 11 1859 7- Frank W. Ferry Bethel April 1859
DateInscripF020a
1854-1864
MethodInscripF021
Ink
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
1854-1870

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
12 x12
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by sashing with cornerstones and connecting blocks
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
34, 37 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Back turned to front
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cannot tell
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
5
DesignF052a
Outline

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Treadwell Family

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Litchfield County
ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
Amanda Treadwell, a fourteen year old girl, was living in Weston, Connecticut in 1850. See 86.142.2 for another Friendship quilt from this family.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Memorial

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_86.142.1[11946].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

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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

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Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
29
2006
CE

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