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Hand Embroidered Vintage Child's Afghan Tribal Vest Textile -H

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1 inch = 2.54 cm
Price: $15.00
Item Number: ab-484H-Tex

One-of-a-kind Child's Vintage Embroidered Afghan Tribal Vest

Hand embroidered Afghan Tribal child's beaded vest in deep-purple silk 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:
    Size = (smaller child) 11 inches long x 9-1/2 inches wide (1 inch = 2.54 cm)
    Weight = 2.6 oz
    Neck opening = 16 inch circumference

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