1870 Vest Culture: Chinese Medium: silk, satin Manchu Woman’s Informal Domestic Vest (majia). Lemon yellow silk vest with center front opening, embroidered with bands laid in large scrolls and edged with blue satin.
Woman's Vest from China. Late 19th century. The silk embroidery on this small rare garment is made of brick stitch and weave stitch of lustrous silk completely cover the ground. Patterning on the back side is the same, but there is some light staining near the shoulders,