A bit of history – The Skirt


The skirt is a piece of garment most commonly used by women to cover the legs. From the beginning of time,the skirt has been used by mankind because of its simplicity and its great usefulness.
Everything in it, is variable, since the length, the material used in its making, the adornments used in its decoration or shape.

A straw-woven skirt dating to 3,900 B.C. was discovered in Armenia at the Areni-1 cave complex. Skirts have been worn by men and women from many cultures, such as the lungi, kanga and sarong worn in South Asia and Southeast Asia, and the kilt worn in Scotland and Ireland.

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