Seller: traditionaltreasuresillinois (270) 100%, Location: Machesney Park, Illinois, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 281975498235 Condition: some minor wear to edges of gilt, expected with the age and use, Material: velvet with silver and gilt braid, Provenance: Ownership History Not Available, Details: Found in a box of very VERY old costumes, this Yelek vest is an amazing example of an 18th/19th Century Ottoman/ Algerian Bridal vest. Pink brocade silk lining, silver and gilt braid covered red velvet outer. Clearly handmade, exceedingly rare. Measures 12" long at center back, back width at shoulders is 10", circumference at bottom edge is 13.5" at back plus 11" each of the two front panels for a total of 35.5". Weight is about 13 ounces.