Pants First Worn in the Middle East

Pants were created from divided leg coverings worn in ancient Middle East and Asia. Medieval Europe introduced knitted hose or breeches for men living in cold climates like Gaul, France in the mid-tenth century.

Date:
      950 CE
Location:
      France


Additional Information:

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