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elements of ancient costume [7]click to hear

Examples of different articles of clothing characteristic of a period, country, condition or occasion.
elements of ancient costume [7] cape houppelande

cape click to hear

Very full coat of variable length that covered the body and arms; it had no sleeves or armholes and sometimes had a hood and slits for the arms.

houppelande click to hear

Long full ceremonial garment (man’s coat or woman’s dress) worn at the end of the 14th century and in the early 15th century.