Flying Swallows


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-A2

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
86.142.2

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Flying Swallows
AltNameF011
Treadwell Family quilt, Turkey Tracks
BrackmanF011a
3107
OverallWidthF12a
65 3/4 inches
OverallLengthF012b
82 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Green
Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
TypeInscripF019
Date
Signature
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
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
DateInscripF020a
1855-1864
MethodInscripF021
Embroidery
Ink
LocInscripF022
on block
DateQuiltF023
1850-1875
DateFinishF023b
1854-1870

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
20
SizeBlockF027
15 x 15
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
1 1/2

Quilt top materials and construction

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

Quilt back materials and construction

ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
27 3/4, 37 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

MatUsedF044
Cotton
FabStrucF045
Plain weave
ConstrucBindF046
Straight grain
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

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

Quilting description

ThrTypeF049a
cotton
ThrColorF049b
white
NumStitchedF050
8
NumStitchF051
9
DesignF052a
Outline

Quiltmaker identification

MakerGroupNameF097
Treadwell Family

Quilt provenance

ProvCountyF057b
Fairfield County
ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
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.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown

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_86.142.2[11948].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

data verification

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yes
verifiedby
Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
29
2006
CE

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