Man's vest (majia)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1900–20


Object Place: China

Dimensions

60 x 73.5 cm (23 5/8 x 28 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.186b

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s vest (majia) of dark gray silk damask with woven design of clouds and bats; detachable standing collar of blue plain-weave silk stitched at neckline and center front closing with gold-colored buttons and black silk loops; lined with light blue silk damask.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA on April 5, 1923

Credit Line

Anonymous gift