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Clothing, or a gown worn by a female.
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[[Clothing]], or a gown worn by a female. This generally refers to the outer layer dress worn indoors, unless given a prefix (eg under-dress or overdress).
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Many names exist for a basic women's gown in different languages, from different regions and [[medieval]] [[period]]s, and sometimes to refer to a specific style of garment. Some of these are:
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*gunna ([[Germany|Germanic]], mid medieval)
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*rock
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*[[bliaut]]
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*[[cotehardie|cote/coathardie]] (in common [[SCA]] speak)
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*[[tunic]]
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Garments which are not often called [[dress]]es, but may be similar in shape and form are:
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*[[chemise]]
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*[[cotehardie]] (when refering to an outer garment)
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Latest revision as of 07:47, 10 June 2006

Clothing, or a gown worn by a female. This generally refers to the outer layer dress worn indoors, unless given a prefix (eg under-dress or overdress).

Many names exist for a basic women's gown in different languages, from different regions and medieval periods, and sometimes to refer to a specific style of garment. Some of these are:


Garments which are not often called dresses, but may be similar in shape and form are: