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The origin and development of the tie (kravata) as a word and as a garment

Vladimir Huzjan


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Abstract

The main objective of this short overview of the Croatian light cavalrymen experience in the Thirty Years War (1618–1648) is to discuss the making of the tie (Croatian kravata, German krawatte, French cravate), as a garment and as a linguistic term.
While today the tie is a universal symbol of male fashion, its origins are in Croatian folklore. It deserves a greater attention from historians as well as anyone with interest in this civilisation phenomenon.

Keywords

tie; Croatian history; Croatian cavalry; the Thirty Years War; men’s fashion

Hrčak ID:

27804

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/27804

Publication date:

15.7.2008.

Article data in other languages: croatian

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