Different Types of Garments & their Meaning

Their are many different types of garments.  Have you ever wondered about their meaning?

caf·tan

[kaf-tan, kaf-tan] Show IPA
noun
1.
a long garment having long sleeves and tied at the waist by a girdle, worn under a coat in the Middle East.
2.
a long, full, usually collarless robe with wide sleeves that is worn at home for lounging or entertaining or at the beach as a cover-up.

 

tu·nic

[too-nik, tyoo-] Show IPA
noun
1.
Chiefly British . a coat worn as part of a military or other uniform.
2.
a gownlike outer garment, with or without sleeves and sometimes belted, worn by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
3.
a woman’s upper garment, either loose or close-fitting and extending over the skirt to the hips or below.
4.
a garment with a short skirt, worn by women for sports.

 

shirt

[shurt]Show IPA

noun

1.

a long- or short-sleeved garment for the upper part of the body, usually lightweight and having a collar and a front opening.

2.

an undergarment of cotton, or other material, for the upper part of the body.

 

sash

1    [sash]Show IPA

noun

1.

a long band or scarf worn over one shoulder or around the waist, as by military officers as a part of the uniform or by women and children for ornament. (7115) Page Views

Written by

Bayadwa

Founder of Hebrew Garments, Bayadwa Bahtyah has been sewing since she was 15 yrs old & has been in this walk of life since she was 18.

6 Comments to “Different Types of Garments & their Meaning”

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