Dutchman's Puzzle


Quilt Index Record: 51-8C-8D

Administrative Fields

InstNameF003
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstProjNameF003a
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
InstInvContrNumF004
wqp.2417

Information source fields

IdentPersonF006
Quilt owner
DateDataF006b
6-14-03
RelnQuiltF007
Quilt owner
IfQownerF007b
Inherited
IfOtherF007d
granddaughter of maker

Overall Quilt Description

TypeObjF008
Other
TypeObjOtherF008a
2 top+1 top+batting backing+2 backing (5 layers)
QuiltTitleF009
Dutchman's Puzzle
AltNameF011
Dutchman's Wheel, Wheel, Wild Goose Chase
BrackmanF011a
1339a
OverallWidthF12a
66 to 67.75 inches
OverallLengthF012b
75 7/8 to 76 inches
ShapeEdgeF013
Straight
ShapeCornersF013b
Straight
PredomColorsF014
Pink
Blue or Navy
Red
OverallColorF14b
Multicolor
OverCondF015
Fair/worn
DamageF016
Tears or holes
Stains
Open seams
Wear to edge or binding
Distortion or shrinkage
Disintegration of fabric
OtherRepairsF017a
The entire quilt was encased in a new top and backing
RepairHistF018
The old quilt is smaller than the new top and backing by about 2.5 inches on end, and .5-1.5 inches on one side
DateQuiltF023
1876-1900
OtherDateF023e
WQP estimates 1890 - 1910 for the new top based on fabrics and their condition

Quilt top description

LayFormatF024
Block pattern
SubjQuiltF025
triangles
NumBlockF026
42 pieced
SizeBlockF027
8.5 inches x 8.5 inches
ArrangeBlockF028
Straight
SpacingF029
Side by side
NumBlockPatF030
one
BlockStyleF030a
Triangles
NumBordersF033
1
BordDescF034
Wide border is 7.5 inches all around.

Quilt top materials and construction

FiberTypesF035
Cotton
FabricTypeF036
Other
Muslin
FabPrintF037
Striped
Solid/plain
Plaid
Geometric
Dotted
Floral
Checked
ConstrucF038
Machine Piecing
Hand Piecing

Quilt back materials and construction

FabFiberTypesF040
Cotton
NumPiecesF042
2
WidthPiecesF042a
not recorded
DescBackF043
Print
Same fabric used throughout
Machine sewn

Quilt binding

ConstrucBindF046
Front turned to back
WidthBindF047
less than a half inch

Quilt batting

MatUsedF048
Another quilt
BattLoftF048a
Thick (More than 3/16?)

Quilting description

QuiltTechF049
Hand quilting
ThrTypeF049a
Cotton
ThrColorF049b
White
NumStitchedF050
5
NumStitchF051
5
WidthF051a
1.5 inches
DesignF052a
Outline
DesignF052c
Other
DesignF052d
All pieces are outlined .25 inches inside the piece, all background is diagonal lines that become chevrons at the corners where they turn directions

Quilt notes and observations

FeaturesF053
In some ripped places the old top can be seen, its backing is a medium brown which might have been off white originally. There are some shattered brown fabrics in the "new" top.

Quiltmaker identification

QuiltTopF054
Jochlin, Alice Bonita Troutman Blank
QuiltedByF055
Jochlin, Alice Bonita Troutman Blank

Quilt provenance

LocMadeF057a
Woodville
ProvCountyF057b
Sandusky
ProvStateF057d
Ohio (OH)
ProvCountryF057f
United States
AcquiredF058
Inheritance
QuiltHistF059
Although owner knows her grandmother made the quilt, she does not know if the grandmother made the one underneath that has been encased.

Quilt purposes uses

ReasonsF060
Unknown
QDesignF060b
Unknown
PresUseF062
Unknown

Quilt design and materials sources

SourceMatF063
Sewing scraps
TopSourceF064
Traditional pattern variation
PattSourceF065
Unknown
AddNotesF066
Owner does not recall her grandmother ever sewing so speculates that this was made early in her life.

Quilt ownership and contact info

OwnershipF082
Private
OwnerNameF082a
Barfield, Nancy
OwnerCityF084
Restricted
OwnerCountyF085
Restricted
OwnerStateF086
Wyoming (WY)
OwnerCountryF086b
United States
OwnerZipF087
Restricted
SourceInfoF088b
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DateObtainedF088c
06-14-2003, Buffalo

Other source materials available for this quilt

RelItemsF088a
Photocopies of quiltmaker photos are with quilt wqp.2416 by the same maker.

Quiltmaker personal information

GenderF098
Female
EnviroF104c
Rural

Quiltmaker address

StateF107
Wyoming (WY)
CountryF108
United States

Other quilts made by quiltmaker

AddNotesF132
See wqp.2416 for biographical info about quiltmaker

Image Information

InvenNumF075
wqp.2417
ImageConF075a
whole quilt
ImageTypeF076
Color
SourceF077
Digital
DateF079
6
14
2003
CE
photocredit079a1
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DigDateF079a
6
14
2003
CE
AccessF080
Restricted
HolderF080a
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
CreditLineF080b
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
CopyRestF080c
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DistribRestF080d
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
DisplayResF080e
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.
LicenseF080f
Wyoming Quilt Project, Inc.

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Contributing Institutions
MATRIX: Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, Michigan State University Museum, Alliance For American Quilts
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Quilt Index
Resource Type
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