Object ID
F2016.84
Object Name
Vest
Measurements
40.4825200000 cm. W x 35.4025200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Cloth
Access Points
Object Description
Vest is child's size. It is heavily embriodered with gold and a dark purple background can be seen in some places. The interior of the vest is pink with white circles in groups of three. The back of the vest has a design with two flowers on it. The golden ribbon usually follows the edges, then comes together in designs in the middle. The vest would be held together in the front with two clasps, and it would be slightly overlapping. The front opeining of the vest has thirteen little knobs on each side, and each knob has four light blue beads and one orange bead in the middle. The stitching between the inside and outside of the jacket is yellow.
Origin
Vests are typically worn as a part of folk costumes. It seems to correspond to F2016.85 and F2016.86, based on interior fabric and the designs.
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Citation
Vest, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/11199. Accessed 02/25/21.