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Isabella II of Spain in a blue gown with separate court train, mid-19th century.

A train in women's clothing is the long back portion of a skirt or dress that trails on the ground behind the wearer, or a separate trailing overskirt. It is a common part of a Court dress or a wedding dress.


External links


  • Black, J. Anderson and Madge Garland: A History of Fashion, Morrow, 1975. ISBN 0688028934
  • Payne, Blanche: History of Costume from the Ancient Egyptians to the Twentieth Century, Harper & Row, 1965. No ISBN for this edition; ASIN B0006BMNFS

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