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The Hungarian szür is derived from mantles over 2500 years old, and continued to be worn into the early 20th century. The garment was worn by shepherds mostly, providing protection from the harsh elements

Hungarian szür = derived from mantles over 2500 years old. The garment was worn by shepherds mostly. Their thick wool felt was protective against cold and wet (long collars had roundels at the lower corners to form a hood).

A French embroidered waistcoat, 1785–95, showing Dido and Aeneas, the two main characters in Piccinni's opera Didon of 1783. For more information and and a higher-definition image, go to https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18445265/

Inspired by Opera. A French embroidered waistcoat dated between 1785 and 1795 showing Dido and Aeneas in scenes from Didon. Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York.

Title: lange vrouwenjas of 'wentke', Hindeloopen Date of creation: 1725 - 1750 Technique: materiaal geheel: sits techniek: sitsschilderen Object: wentke Size: lengte: 134 cm Source: [K.153-72], Streekdrachten in Nederland, Nederlands Openluchtmuseum

Wentke of indian sits, made in the third quarter of the century in Hindeloopen, the Netherlands. This was a part of the traditional costume for women, which was worn from about 1700 to