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What is "Cloak" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 12-Jan-2023 (1 year, 3 months, 5 days ago)
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Cloak
The cloak has been the most enduring of outer garments throughout the history of fashion. In the 18th century a man's cloak was made with a collar at the neck, a cape over the shoulders, and hung to the knee or below. The most usual form was circular. Cloaks were made of dense well-fulled wools, often dyed scarlet. Other choices in fabric included worsteds, camlets, and occasionally plaids. Cloaks were also known a "roquelaires" or "rockets.
Cloak
Ccloak a loose outer garment.

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