A woman’s loose gown of a kind fashionable during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Born George Waldron, near Dublin, the son of a silversmith and a mantua maker, he'd run away from grammar school at 16 (after he stabbed another schoolboy in a fight) and joined a bank of strolling players.
- A woman originally wore a mantua as a robe when resting at home, but by the late 17th century it became fitted at her waist.
- The princess wore a mantua and petticoat, white damask with the finest embroidery of rich embossed gold.
Alteration of French manteau, influenced by Mantua.
Definición de mantua en:
- Diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.
Muy popular en Reino Unido
Muy popular en Australia
= de moda