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elements of ancient costume [8]click to hear

Examples of different articles of clothing characteristic of a period, country, condition or occasion.
elements of ancient costume [8] doublet hanging sleeve trunk hose wing

doublet click to hear

Tight padded garment with a belt and sleeves; it was worn by men from the 14th to the 17th century.

hanging sleeve click to hear

Long sleeve, slashed at the elbow so the arm could extend out of it.

trunk hose click to hear

Shorter version of braies and a forerunner of breeches, trunk hose were worn from the 16th to the 17th century; they puffed out and were gathered above the knee.

wing click to hear

Piece of fabric added to the armhole to accentuate the width of the shoulder.