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PREFERRED TERM
cravat  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Formal neckcloths consisting of long strips of fine cloth wound around the neck and tied in front into a bow or knot. Ends may also tuck inside a coat. Worn especially from the end of the 17th century through the 19th century. For long, narrow lengths of cloth worn around the neck and usually under a collar, tied in a knot, loop, or bow, and often with two ends falling free vertically, use neckties. (AAT)
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
cravat

Dutch

foulard pour homme

French

Krawatte

German

κραβάτ

Greek

עניבה

Hebrew

cravatte

Italian

gravata

Portuguese

kravata

Serbian

plastron kravata
corbatín

Spanish

kravatt

Swedish

URI
http://thesaurus.europeanafashion.eu/thesaurus/10225
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