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Man's vest (majia)

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Man's vest (majia) of dark gray silk damask with woven design of clouds and bats; detachable standing collar of blue plain-weave silk stitched at neckline and center front closing with gold-colored buttons and black silk loops; lined with light blue silk damask.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA on April 5, 1923

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1900–20

Object Place

China

Dimensions

60 x 73.5 cm (23 5/8 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.186b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes