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  1. Petticoat breeches were voluminously wide, pleated pants, reminiscent of a skirt, worn by men in Western Europe during the 1650s and early 1660s.
  2. Petticoat breeches are worn. (Web site)

Petticoat Breeches

  1. External links Pieter de Hooch Paintings Two pages of paintings of Dutch men in petticoat breeches by Pieter de Hooch. (Web site)
  2. Petticoat breeches, very full, ungathered breeches popular from the 1650s until the early 1660s, giving the impression of a woman's petticoat. (Web site)
  3. Also in the 17th century, men for a while wore "petticoat breeches", a form of divided skirt, as court dress. (Web site)
  4. Petite Oie: set of ribbons which, in the mid 17th century, was used to trim men's suits and which became very large when petticoat breeches were worn. (Web site)


  1. They were so loose and wide that they became known as petticoat breeches.
  2. By the early 1660s, rhinegraves became very popular and soon replaced petticoat breeches.
  3. The dandies of the period wore petticoat breeches, full-sleeved cambric shirts, and bolerolike doublets. (Web site)
  4. Petticoat breeches appeared and the Persian vest or long coat became fashionable.
  5. Alongside the petticoat breeches, a collected but still loose fitted breeches called rhinegraves, were also worn. (Web site)
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