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Green waistcoat with sleeves
19th Century
Mongolia

A Mongolian womanís front-opening robe composed of 18th and 19th century silk brocades and velvet sewn together to create a sleeved waistcoat. The garment resembles the fringed court vests worn by Manchu noblewomen of the Qing court.

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