Dating skirt

The Sumerians in Mesopotamia whose greatest achievement was the invention of writing were wearing the Kaunakes.This attire for men was a fur skirt tied to a belt.The lower part of men′s dresses were much shorter in length compared to those for women.They were wide cut and often pleated or gored so that horse riding became more comfortable.The term kaunakes, which originally referred to a sheep's fleece was later applied to the garment itself.The animal pelts originally used were replaced by kaunakes cloth, a textile that imitated fleecy sheep skin.


Modern skirts are usually made of light to mid-weight fabrics, such as denim, jersey, worsted, or poplin.

From about 2.130 BC during the Old Kingdom of Egypt, men wore wraparound skirts (kilts) known as the shendyt, They were made of a rectangular piece of cloth wrapped around the lower body and tied in front.


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