A costume worn by actor Victor Sen Yung as Hop Sing in the TV series 'Bonanza',
comprising light brown silk jacket and trousers, jacket with six centre fasteners, trousers with drawstring waist, acquired from Brent Young, the actor's son
Victor Sen Yung, a Chinese-American actor, appeared in the series as the Cartwrights' cook. He had previously been in the Charlie Chan films in the late 30s and early 40s. 'Bonanza' was broadcast between 1959 and 1973 and is the second longest-running western series, 'Gunsmoke' holding the top position.