Train (clothing)


Train (clothing)

A train in women's clothing is the long back portion of a skirt or dress that trails on the ground behind the wearer, or a separate trailing overskirt worn as part of Court dress or a wedding dress.

Gallery

External links

* [http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/empr/ho_32.35.10.htm French court train of 1809]
* [http://www.centraalmuseum.nl/page.ocl?mode=&version=&pageid=250 Court train] worn for a presentation to the emperor Napoleon
* [http://www.dianacelebration.com/exhibition/royalwedding.htm The 25-foot train] of Diana, Princess of Wales' wedding gown

References

*Black, J. Anderson and Madge Garland: "A History of Fashion", Morrow, 1975. ISBN 0688028934

*Payne, Blanche: "History of Costume from the Ancient Egyptians to the Twentieth Century", Harper & Row, 1965. No ISBN for this edition; ASIN B0006BMNFS


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