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Hand Embroidered Vintage Afghan Child's Tribal Vest

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Price: $15.00
Item Number: ab-3356-Tex

One-of-a-kind Child's Vintage Afghani Embroidered Vest

Hand embroidered Afghan Tribal child's beaded vest in deep-green silk and golden threads made in the mid to late 1900s. Rich colorful beading and embroidery-edged mirrors add sparkle. 

Vests like these were often worn under open jackets, blouses, or shawls exposing the colorful designs along the front. They were extremely popular and versatile garments, similar to the today's dickey vest. Sometimes they were sewn permanently into the seams of dress bodices.

Please see images for more specific dimensions. This vest slides over the head to wear.

Measurements:  (1 inch = 2.54 cm)
    Size = (smaller child) 10 inches long x 9 inches across front (plus 9 inches across back)
    Weight = 1.9
  

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