Velvet & Gold Vest | Afghanistan


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Origin: Afghanistan
Era: Mid- to late-20th century (post 1950)
Condition: very good; minimal wear; suitable for both wear and display
Measurements (with garments laying flat):
   Across front: 19″ between underarms
   Length: 19″
Additional Notes: Silk velvet vest with metallic ribbon trim and other ornaments on the back. Lined with cotton. Once especially popular with hippies and anti-war activists, these vest were made in a variety of colors in Afghanistan during the mid-20th century and continue to charm with their ethnic yet sophisticated feel. Effective juxtaposition of gold metallic trim against earthy colored velvet.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

Suitable for wear


Mid 20th Centuty (post-1950)


Men's clothing, Women's clothing