The kaunakes, from Greek "thick cloak", was a woolen skirt or cloak woven in a tufted pattern suggesting overlapping petals or feathers, either by sewing tufts onto the garment or by weaving loops into the fabric. This clothing originated in Sumerian civilization around 2500 BCE, and is frequently found in Bactria excavations, such as the female..
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(from the article `dress`) ... a woven woolen fabric replaced the sheepskin, but the tufted effect was retained, either by sewing tufts onto the garment or by weaving loops ...
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