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Re: [at-l] cloaks



tmcginnis@ucclan.state.in.us writes:
<< How big was the cloth?
 >>> <bullard@northnet.org> 03/09/00 09:33PM 
 Originally the kilt was just a length of woolen tartan cloth, not a
 tailored garment. <snip> >>
 'Modern' dress kilts have 8-9 yards of cloth, depending on the pleating, 
sporting kilts like the ones used by highland game participants, 5-6, and 
replicas of early 'Braveheart' type kilts would have 20-24 (and more ) yards 
of cloth, never pleated.
 TJ ( Clan Gordon )
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