Signature quilt


Quilt Index Record: 46-7A-AC

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
DAR Museum
InstProjNameF003a
Permanent Collection
InstInvContrNumF004
87.26

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Finished quilt
QuiltTitleF009
Signature quilt
AltNameF011
Cross
OverallWidthF12a
68 1/2 inches
OverallLengthF012b
70 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
PredomColorsF014
White
Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Good/moderate use
TypeInscripF019
Place
Initials
Message
Multiple Names
ContInscripF020
1a - S.O. Shipple / Harrisville R.I. - Emma A.S. Shipple / Harrisville, R.I. - Cora M. Hammond - P.M. Arnold / Puritan Conn. 1b - C.M. Greene / Co. B 18th Reg. C.V. - Mrs. J.W. Greene / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. C.M. Greene / Puritan Conn. - Jas. Marquis Greene / Puritan Conn. 1c - Mrs. Bessie Harris - Francis larnard - Mrs. Milo Garren - Inez E. Curtis 1d - Miss Elizabeth Oats - Mrs. Jane S. Willis - Mrs. Elizabeth Chase - Mrs. Grace Nikoloff 1e - Edwin Percy / Pomfreck CT - William Spoucey / Puritan CT - Miss Mary A. Percy ? Pomfreck CT - Mrs. Leo E. Shaw 1f - Mrs. WJ Allen - Sargt. Moses J. Chandler / Co. G 18th Regt CT Vol - W.J. Allen - Mrs. Mary A. Chandler 2a - Mrs. Chester Childes - Mrs. J.A. Carpentry - Miss Ruth C. Childes - John A. Carpenter 2b - Edwin L. Wood / Puritan Conn. - Arthur W. Wood / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. E.L. Wood / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. Kate Quinn / AG Warner W.R.G. 2c - Mrs. N. Seaver - Mrs. J. Wood / Peabody, Mass. - Orlen King / Peabody, Mass. - Jerome Wood / Peabody, Mass. 2d - Frank Warren / Puritan Conn. - Mrs. Amy Adams - Mrs. Katilda Moultons - Mrs. Cora Petterson 2e - Mrs. Edith M. Arnold - Miss Emma G. Levette - Miss Ann Levette - Miss Minnie Nutall 2f - Mrs. Elizabeth I. Howell - Mrs. Gertrude A. Letters - Mrs. Geo. Y. Pray - Mrs. Charles M. Letters / Asst. Postmaster 3a - Ralph W. Tefft - Edward N. Joslin - Mrs. Maria N. Tefft - Ella J. Joslin 3b - Miss Meyra Bernmor - Mr. U. Benmor - Mr. Oscar Corman / Co. D 18th Conn - Mrs. U. Benmor 3c - Mrs. Charles W. Johnson - Mrs. Hiram L. Barrnett - Charles W. Johnson / Co. D 30th Maine Reg. - Hiram L. Barnett / Co. K 7th C.V. 3d - Estellah O. McKachine / Puritan Conn. - Olive F. Chamberlaine / Puritan Conn. - Joseph McKachine / Co. K 1st Conn. Calvary - Wm. H. Chamberlaine / Co. G 18th Conn. V. / Puritan Conn. 3e - Mrs. Ehettery - Mrs. F.G. Letters - Master F. Halford Letters - Frank G. Letters / Postmaster 3f - Mrs. Sarah N. Corbin - Karlie Inez Corbin - Dea Edward M. Corbin - Harold Standish Corbin 4a - Nathan W. Kennedy / Editor "Observer" - Frank H. Cordren / Puritan Conn. - C.H. Fourtellotte / Puritan Conn. - William F. Davis / Killingby Conn. 4b - Mrs. Joesph Copeland - Mrs. B.F. Chaffer - Mrs. Joseph Copeland - Mr. B.F. Chaffer / Nellie M. Smith 4c - Miss. Gertrude Garghain - Mrs. Dorothy Barnett - Mrs. Ann Brigber / Webster, Mass. - Walter J. Barnett 4d - Inez Hoyler - Laurie Sweet - Monroe Doyle / Co. K 15th Reg. Mass. Vol - Lillian G. Sweet 4e - Mrs. Marcia Cuther - Mrs. Julia Finchorn - Mrs. Mary Bowen - Mrs. Lilla Rich 4f - Olive M. Hammomd / Puritan Conn. - Beulah G. Hammond / Puritan Conn. - Wm. F. Hammond / Puritan Conn. - Robert Hammond / A.D. Mc Intyre 5a - Mrs. Oscar Gorman - A. Frund / Nov. 21st 1904 - Mrs. B.F. Benoit - John Sabin 5b - Miss. Lena Ratigan / Pomfret Conn. - Spanish War Veterans wife, / Mrs. J. Wesley WIlcox, / Windsville, Maine - Mrs. Elizabeth Looby / Pomfret, Conn - Wife of a son of a Veteran / Mrs. Ruby Spencer / Pomfret, Conn. 5c - H.M. Randall / Co. D 18th Conn. - Emily G. Cady - Amagenette Randall - Arnie A. Randall 5d - Mrs. Fred W. Tefft - Lila May Tefft - Mrs. Mary Marian - G.D. Bates / 7th R.I. Vol 5e - Mr. J.E. Greene - Mrs. J.S. Greene - Mrs. Clara Green Wheeler - Miss Catherine McNermy 5f - Miss Mabel Corey - Mrs. William D. Case - Mrs. Margret Smith' - Master Willis W. Sherman 6a - Frederick M. Corbin - Ida Billings - Mrs. Salome King - Emelie C. Prince 6b - Joesph R. Wood / Rochester N.Y. - Robert Wood / Rochester N.Y. - Mrs. J.R. Woods / Rochester N.Y. - Jerome Wood / Rochester N.Y. 6c - Mr. Frank H. Smith - Lydia A. Fogg - Mrs. Frank H. Smith - Cryus Smith 6d - Mrs. W.P. Vaugham / Puritan Ct - Marshall Kenyon / Co. N 11th Reg Conn. Vol - William P. Vaugham / Puritan Ct - mrs. Mary Kenyon / Puritan Ct 6e - Mr. E.L. Kelley - Mrs. Lillie E. Leach / AG Warner #38 - Mrs. E.L. Kelley - Miss Winfred L. Kelley 6f - Mrs. John O. Fox - John Otis Fox Jr. - John O. Fox - Miss Edith Fox 7a - George W. Tefft - Doreas Bartlett - Mrs. Hannah S. Gallope - Ruth D. Bartlett 7b - Katherine Frawley - Ella Clark - Nettie A. Kenoworth - Mary Flagg 7c - Edwin R. Wood / Co. b 18th Reg Conn Vol - Mrs. E.C. Wood - Mrs. Abbie Woods / A.G. Warren W.R.C. - Elma C. Wood / Puritan Conn. 7d - Mr. Stephen King - Mrs. Edward Tibbitts - Mrs. Stephen King - Mr. Edward Tibbitts 7e - Mrs. Julia M. Cole - Samuel K. Spaulding / Co. B 18th Conn Vol - Mrs. Gertrude I. Gleason - Mrs. Samuel K. Spaulding 7f - Rosaria Bassette - Mrs. Robert G. Smith - Mrs. Moses Bassette - Mr. Robert G. Smith
MethodInscripF021
Ink
LocInscripF022
on block
OtherLocInscripF022a
centers
DateQuiltF023
1901-1929
DateFinishF023b
1904

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
NumBlockF026
42
SizeBlockF027
9 1/4 x 9 1/2
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Separated by plain sashing
NumBlockPatF030
1
BlockStyleF030a
Squares
SashWidthF032
2

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabPrintF037
Solid/plain
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
ColorBackingF040b
White
NumPiecesF042
3
WidthPiecesF042a
34 1/2, 34 1/4, 1 1/2
DescBackF043
Same fabric used throughout

Quilt binding

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

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Cotton
BattLoftF048a
Medium (3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Tied or tufted
DesignF052d
tied; not quilted

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
Same handwriting throughout.

Quilt provenance

ProvStateF057d
Connecticut (CT)
ProvCountryF057f
USA
QuiltHistF059
The signatures are those of relatives, living in the northeastern part of the United States (Massachusetts, Connecticut), whose families were Civil War veterans and/or Spanish-American War veterans.

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_87.26[11961].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

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Vis, Virginia
dateverified
8
29
2006
CE

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