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elements of ancient costume [3]click to hear

Examples of different articles of clothing characteristic of a period, country, condition or occasion.
elements of ancient costume [3] dress with crinoline fringe sleeve short sleeve cotehardie vertical pocket floating sleeve

dress with crinoline click to hear

A 19th-century dress worn over several underskirts, including a full one made of horsehair.

fringe click to hear

Strip of material with hanging threads used to decorate the border of clothing.

sleeve click to hear

Part of the garment covering the arm; it can be of various shapes and lengths.

short sleeve click to hear

Half sleeve covering the upper arm and extended by another half sleeve of various shapes.

cotehardie click to hear

In the 14th century, the cotehardie was a kind of low-cut fitted surcoat with long sleeves left open from the elbow.

vertical pocket click to hear

Pocket cut along the grain of the fabric.

floating sleeve click to hear

Sleeve characterized by a long, sometimes ankle-length panel falling from the elbow.