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Redingotes (overcoats)

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Double- or single-breasted three-quarter length or full-length fitted overcoats with flared skirts, sometimes open in the front to reveal garments underneath, usually with large collars and lapels; worn especially by men and women during the 18th and 19th centuries, originally made with short shoulder cape.

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redingote (overcoat)


12yrs ago

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