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Made in 1181 in Palermo, this outer coronation garment of the king William II was made of white silk embroidered with gold and pearls. The garment was very long, extending down to the ankles.

 

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Based on: A History of Costume; Carl Köhler;  translated by Alexander K.. Dallas M.A.; Philadelphia; 1928; David McKay Company

 
Patterns of extant garments - Outer garments, part 1
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