Short silk waistcoat of warp brocade in complex floral & stripe w/ paired satin stripes separating a band of tulips & meandering blossom & leave motif between broad bands of pomegranates contained within borders of pink heavy ribbed silk,2 horizontal applied bands edging functional pockets, high vertical collar, self-covered bone buttons, lined & backed in linen, probably homespun, CH 36", W 34", L 16.5", (significant stains/discoloration, starting to shatter around hem & back collar, worn, bottom CB ties removed, 1 button chipped) fair. Provenance: Worn by Jeremiah Wetherbee for his wedding on October 14, 1809. Dorothy Quincy Homestead. The Costume Collection of the National Society for the Colonial Dames of America.
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