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What is "Dolman Sleeve" - Definition & Explanation

Cut as an extension of the bodice, the dolman sleeve is designed without a socket for the shoulder, creating a deep, wide armhole that reaches from the waist to a narrowed wrist. Also called a batwing sleeve.
A long sleeve that is very wide at the top and narrow at the wrist.
A sleeve which is full at the top and gently tapers to closely fit the forearm.
Sleeve very wide at armhole and tight at wrist, often cut in one piece with the bodice.
One piece sleeve cut in body of blouse.
A sleeve tapering from a wide opening at the armhole toa narrow one at the wrist.
A sleeve with a large armhole and tight cuff.

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